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Tips for Social Distancing Sanity While Homeschooling

Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve learned for keeping things sane when the whole family is at home. Even if you are used to homeschooling, suddenly having someone “working from home” completely changes the dynamic. Plus, your lack of traditional out-of-the-house activities and options can make everyone feel a little stir crazy. Set […]

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A COVID-19 Homeschool Primer from a Homeschool Mom

COVID-19 has put a serious damper on your Spring Break plans. And now, you get to see what life was like in Little House on the Prairie, in your own one-room schoolhouse while you work from home. As a homeschooling mom of three rambunctious boys I want to offer you some advice. Homeschooling shouldn’t look […]

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Homeschool School Photos

Just because we are homeschooling doesn’t mean we are missing out on the time-honored tradition of school photos. Instead of the cheesy, posed photos – chin up, turn to the left, next – we found a local photographer to take incredibly personal school photos. We happen to be good friends with the very talented photographer […]

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Homeschool Bird Study

This post contains affiliate links. One of the things I love about homeschool is the freedom to pursue some non-traditional subjects like bird study. I like to set up a basket filled with resources for our study topic and have it available for the boys to explore during the day. This season we are working […]

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Making Lunch Time Easier

This post contains affiliate links. Lunch time can be total chaos, particularly with a homeschool schedule. Homeschooling means that most days I have everyone at home for three meals a day. It often feels like the kitchen is always open. In the Netherlands the kids came home for lunch. I had one hour to bike […]

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Homeschool Room Tour

When looking for a house in Florida I wanted to find the perfect space to set up our homeschool room. We looked at homes with detached buildings and others with extra bedrooms that were perfect backdrops for a homeschool room. My homeschool room Pinterest board was overflowing with ideas. As luck would have it, the […]

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