I Hate Teaching Science

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teaching science struggle

I really hate teaching science; it’s the subject I struggle teaching most. Okay, maybe hate is a strong word, but I’m just not a science person, with the possible caveat of Creation Science. I’ve been homeschooling for 8 years, and have taught every grade from birth through this being our first year in high school. […]

How We Do Homeschool: Reading

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HOW WE DO HOMESCHOOL READING

How we do homeschool reading may not line up with how anyone else does it, but it works for us! I’ve homeschooled reading for 8 years, starting with my oldest who is now in high school and including my 3rd and 5th graders who learned to read – from me, at home! Yep, it’s doable. […]

How To Homeschool

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How To Homeschool

Are you curious about this homeschooling thing, but aren’t really sure how to homeschool? Do you wish there was a list somewhere, or that someone would sit you down and just tell you how to homeschool your children? Maybe you’ve even looked for a list or a set of instructions, only to be flabberghasted at […]

Homeschooling Essentials: Movers and Shakers

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movers shakers

Welcome to Day 5 of the Homeschooling Essentials series! Are you enjoying it? Are you gleaning from it? The final thing I’ll post about as being an essential of homeschooling is what I’m going to call the “movers and shakers.” What are those? Those are the fun things, the games, the activities that get your […]

Homeschooling Essentials: Great Books

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Great Books

Great books are probably the only real thing I’d consider a homeschooling essential, but I haven’t always felt that way. I almost decided to write about curriculum, but if you read yesterday’s post you’ll see that I decided on just the three R’s instead. Even then, you don’t need a specific curriculum. But you will […]