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Work and Homeschool – How to Begin


I put off homeschooling for over 12 years because I was working full-time. I finally got so frustrated with the school system that I just went for it. And did it! And I met many other working parents who were homeschooling, too. Now, after nearly 20 years of homeschooling, while working, I can truly proclaim yes, you can work and…

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Confessions of an Exhausted, Caregiving, Homesteading Homeschooler


Caregiving can be exhausting. Continuing to lead a frugal, homesteading lifestyle while caregiving sometimes seems impossible. I have a confession to make. I am an exhausted, caregiving, homesteading, homeschooler. Ugh. Seeing it in writing makes me want to take a nap. My dad was diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment several years ago. As it has progressed I have moved back…

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Working and Homeschooling – Self Discipline


Working and homeschooling is a tricky balance. A child intensive curriculum, one in which the child is responsible for his work and corrections is wonderful in theory, but doesn’t always work the way it is supposed to in practice. Some children just want to be doing something else. Anything else. So they need a certain amount of supervision and motivation…

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