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Should I Homeschool My Child?

Should I Home School?

The term ‘home schooling’ basically refers to the process in which one or more children are educated and instructed by parents, a tutor, or legal guardians away from the public school system. Laws ...

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Reasons to Home School

Old school education doesn't suit the children of today.

If you’ve heard of home schoolers but wondered why some parents do it – keep their children at home to learn rather than educate them at a public or private school – this ...

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Home Schooling 101

Schooling at Home for All Ages

From the first day of Kindergarten, as we send our children off to public schools, we feel satisfied that they are receiving a quality education. After all, our taxes are paying top dollar ...

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Home School – A Viable Alternative


As this site is primarily about living in the country, and secondary about raising children in the country, one of the first aspects to your new country home that you’ll investigate is the ...

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Home Schooling – Elementary Age


The pages here on home schooling are as old as this website. Even after 10 years, after recent review, the concepts and theories have stood the test of time. Just like John Holt’s ...

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Unschooling To Avoid Home Schooling Burnout

Unschool Fixes Home School Burnout

When we parents take on the responsibility of educating our child, one of the more common complaints in the first year is home school burnout. There are many reasons for this exhaustion and ...

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Children Who Read – The Love of Books

Children get excited about reading when they're ready.

As I write this I’ve just returned home from a day in town. My daughter and I were in the very small, local bookstore. The sign outside that store reads "Last bookstore for ...

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Music, Kids, and Christmas


Ready to teach your child some Christmas songs? They’re never too young to start and these tunes are upbeat, have easy chorus’ and some even provide a beautiful message and morals. Think back ...

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Kids Gardening

It isn’t too far of a stretch to imagine kids gardening and enjoying the act of growing their own food or flowers. So when school lets out for another year and the kids ...

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Eyeclops Mini Projector

The EyeClops Mini Projector is one of those perfect gifts that can be used for different purposes and still provide hours of fun, you should look at the EyeClops Mini Projector. This projector ...

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