5 Things to Do in Your Summer Homeschool

by Megan Mora Fuentes Summer homeschool can be the most fun and most memorable lessons! Whether you follow more structured lessons year-round or break for a summer holiday, the truth is you never completely stop homeschooling. One of the best things about...
Help! My Child is Behind in Reading

Help! My Child is Behind in Reading

by Jill Wildermuth [Editorial note: Summer is a great time for reading for pleasure and to strengthen skills in a fun and relaxed way, so we launched our Summer Reading Challenge last week. This article has several ideas that might help you and your family enjoy the...

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5 Ways to Find Homeschool Friends in California

5 Ways to Find Homeschool Friends in California

by Katie Julius The most common “concern” for many families when they are considering homeschooling is “socialization.” But, there’s no reason to fear! Ask any homeschooler and they’ll tell you there’s no shortage of opportunities to meet and make friends, for both...

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For Your Family

by Katie Julius It’s been more than 100 years since King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had destroyed Jerusalem and the temple and took Israel captive. Two groups of exiled Jews have already returned. Nehemiah, part of the third and final group, has made his way back....

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Letting Go and Letting God in Homeschool Problems

Letting Go and Letting God in Homeschool Problems

by Jamerrill Stewart, HEAV Homeschool problems? What problems could there be? Whew!―Boy, this homeschooling stuff is easy, were my thoughts as I ordered my school-in-a-box, workbook-based curriculum for our first year of homeschooling. You can imagine my surprise when...

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There’s No Crying in Homeschool

There’s No Crying in Homeschool

by Gena Suarez, The Old Schoolhouse Were you good at softball as a teen? How ‘bout baseball? Because you are a natural pitcher and catcher; did you know that?  Depending on the circumstances and the situation of the day (or moment!), you are ready to go. You rarely...

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Homeschool Mythbusting: Convention Edition

Homeschool Mythbusting: Convention Edition

by Katie Julius Hearing about a homeschool convention can evoke a variety of emotions - from uncertainty to trepidation to wish-filled longing. Many of these feelings come from the variety of myths that are out there about attending a homeschool convention. Today, we...

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Finding Community as a Homeschool Group Leader

Finding Community as a Homeschool Group Leader

by Angela Lasch Approximately four years ago, a friend and I began to co-lead a new ministry at church. Over the years, the Lord has evolved it into something entirely different than we had initially planned, and it has been beautiful to see. However, since the...

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Cultivating Confidence with Homeschool Support

Cultivating Confidence with Homeschool Support

by Danielle Poorman One of the most frightening things about pursuing homeschooling is traveling the road alone. Anxiety and doubt are the biggest joy-stealers homeschooling parents can wrestle with, and they come when we are at our lowest. The good news is that we...

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