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Kelly.

Why you must commit 100% to homeschooling if you want to succeed

Is school your back-up option? If you have a bad hour/day/week do you start thinking that school looks like a better option? Do you believe that you’re just ‘trying’ homeschooling, and if it doesn’t work you can always send them to school*? Do you hesitate to make...

How to use lists in your homeschool

Lists are the only way I keep track of anything. To-do lists, meal lists, to-buy lists, wishlists – if it’s not on the list it really doesn’t get done. So it makes sense that lists are invaluable in our homeschool, too. We use lists to keep track of what we’ve done,...

Our Eclectic Homeschool Resource Summary – February 2017

  It's always fun to have a stickybeak into other people's homeschools, right? Here's what we're doing as of February 2017. Now, this is not ALL we do - this is just the more traditionally academic parts. We also do a lot of sewing, craft, and clothing design (in...

How I taught my five kids to read

  I have a problem with the title of this post. Yes, I wrote it, but it needed to be short, snappy and clear to people who were looking for information.   How I Facilitated my Five Children in Becoming Confident, Voracious Readers was simply too long and...

The Huge List of Homeschooling Subjects

When we begin homeschooling it can be difficult to work out what to study. Maths, English, Science.....and then what? There's so much out there, but if we're not used to formally studying it it can be hard to think of! This list will give you over 75 ideas for topics...

How the Start Homeschooling Summit improved our homeschool – instantly

The last few weeks have been more than a little insane here! For those of you who missed it, I’ve been running the Start Homeschooling Summit. Coordinating 34 workshops from 28 presenters across 4 continents and many more timezones was a bit of a juggling act! But...

Eclectic Homeschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

  Welcome to the ninth, and final, post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series.     Eclectic homeschooling is the style that isn’t a style! Basically, it’s a catch-all style for people that...

Homeschooling through tough times

You know those times when life is just a total mess and everything falls apart? We had one of those recently. It involved weeks of caring for a close family member in the final stage of cancer and the inevitable result, bookended by 5000kms of...

Deschooling your Family

Deschooling can be defined as removing the influence of the formal education system from your way of thinking. Many children who have been in school will need time to adjust to their new lifestyle, and learn this new way of education. On a wider scale, nearly everyone in society has what could be termed a ‘school mindset’. As most of us went through school, and its training is pervasive, deschooling yourself is an important part of the process. Find deschooling help here.

Project-Based Homeschooling | The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles

  Welcome to the eighth post in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Styles series! Click here to view the rest of the series.     Project-based homeschooling is based on the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy. The philosophy developed in the city of...
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