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Top Homeschool FAQs | College, Expenses, Curriculum, Oh My!

With so many new homeschoolers this year, I thought it'd be fitting to address the frequently asked questions of home education. Is homeschooling expensive? When does the homeschool year start? Can homeschool students go to college? If you're searching for the answer to these questions, look no further. I answer all of these top homeschool FAQs and more, so keep reading!
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Want to Homeschool? 3 Things It Takes That Noone Mentions

As we start another homeschool year, I’ve taken some time to reflect on our successes and failures. Here's what I learned about what it takes to homeschool.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Planning

Our Simple Daily Homeschool Routine

that includes things that are important to our family like whole child learning, physical activity, lots of sunlight, one-on-one time, family bonding, work, and self-care. This is the flow we fall back on when we aren't busy with co-op, soccer, traveling, field trips, playdates, or other welcomed distractions.
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Homeschool Legal talk New to Homeschool

8 Legal Homeschool Options All New Homeschoolers Should Know  

Wondering what your legal options are regarding homeschooling? Depending on which state you live in, you may have several options outside the traditional home-based learning route you live in, you may have several options outside the traditional home-based learning route where you are the primary teacher. Keep reading to discover eight legal homeschool options all homeschoolers should know.
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What Kind of Homeschooler Are You? | Identifying 11 Homeschool Methods

success? That's because when you adopt a philosophy that's tied to your homeschool vision, it empowers you with a plan of action. Let's take a look at some of the most popular education philosophies used by modern homeschoolers.
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Homeschool My Picks New to Homeschool

The Ultimate Homeschool Supply Checklist | 75+ Items You Shouldn’t Forget

Wondering what to include on your homeschool supply checklist? Here's everything you need and more. Yes! Seventy-five items you shouldn't forget, plus a printable checklist so you won't have to write it all down.
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Homeschool My Picks Teach Your Genius

My 2021-2022 Curriculum Picks for Middle School and Third Grade

So, what are our curriculum picks now that we have a middle-schooler and a third-grader? The first thing you should know is that we didn't get super fancy with the curriculum this year and made very practical selections based on what gets the job done. The more we homeschool, the more we realize that the truest and greatest curriculum is life experience. So, we chose curricula that will allow us to have more time to do just that—live life.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Whole Child Learning

Children and Spiritual Development (6 Ways to Foster It at Home)

Spiritual development can mean many things to different people. In our home, it means the process of growth in Christ, a journey of refinement, if you will. But how do we foster spiritual development in our homeschool in a way that’s palatable for children? I want to share a couple of ideas that’s helped our family as we aim to practice Whole Child Learning...
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Socialization Whole Child Learning

Socialization | 5 Ways to Nurture Social Intelligence at Home

What about socialization? If only I had a dime for every time I hear some variation of this question. As a homeschool coach, the socialization topic emerges often. Many parents inquire how they can offer their children social opportunities while learning from home. They fear that their children will miss out on this key stage of development if they don’t smother their children with various social outlets. But I’m here to tell you that social development is more than just being around people. Keep reading to discover evidence of proper social development and how to foster it at home.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Whole Child Learning

5 Ways to Intentionally Foster Emotional Development at Home

Looking to nurture your child’s emotional intelligence but don’t know where to start? Keep reading to get a thorough understanding of emotional development, its five essential skills, and simple ways to intentionally foster it at home.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Whole Child Learning

How to Foster Creative Development at Home (5 Tips You Never Thought of)

Here are five specific ways to foster creative development in our children that perhaps you may not have thought of before.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Teach Your Genius Whole Child Learning

How to Foster Healthy Physical Development in Children and Boost Intelligence

Have you ever wondered how to foster physical development in your homeschool? We often hear much about nurturing cognitive development and even social and emotional intelligence. However, physical development is also an essential part of a child's total development. Keep reading to discover how you can help your children thrive physically and boost their intelligence.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Teach Your Genius Whole Child Learning

8 Sneaky Ways to Foster Cognitive Development in Children

Are you wondering how to foster cognitive development in ways that will excite your children? We can all agree that the best learning experiences are ones that don’t feel like learning at all. Keep reading to discover eight sneaky ways to foster cognitive development in children.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Teach Your Genius Whole Child Learning

4 Most Overlooked Learning Styles and How to Teach Them Effectively

Many are aware of the three main cognitive learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. However, there are many other learning styles that get overlooked. Let's learn about them, shall we?
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5 Learning Styles, How to Teach Them, and What Curriculum to Use

This post will identify five types of intelligence, their preferred learning style, teaching strategies to honor these learning styles, and a list of curricula and resources to help these intelligence types thrive.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Teach Your Genius

How to Choose the Best Curriculum

Are you feeling overwhelmed with curriculum research? Choosing the best curriculum for your family can be daunting. But don't worry, here are five things I like to consider when doing curriculum research for the upcoming school year.
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Whole Child Learning

10 Real Benefits of Homeschool

Why homeschool? I mean, is there any evidence that children are better off learning from home? Well, according to research, the answer is yes.
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Homeschool My Picks New to Homeschool Teach Your Genius

Best Reading Curriculum for Emergent Readers

Wondering which reading curriculum is best for your child? Here's a list of some of the best reading curriculum on the market.
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Homeschool My Picks Teach Your Genius Whole Child Learning

Top STEM Toys that Foster Cognitive Development

Here they are! Our current top picks for STEM toys that we've enjoyed over the years for fostering cognitive development in children. This list is great for children of nearly all ages from 3-18 years...
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Homeschool New to Homeschool Whole Child Learning

Whole Child Learning Books for Kids that Promote Social-Emotional Intelligence

Do you incorporate social-emotional intelligence into your homeschool? Your parenting? Or, perhaps your classroom? There seems to be a lot of buzz about social-emotional intelligence these days, and for a good reason, this intelligence is paramount to the full scope of a child’s development and sets them up for long-term success in all areas of life...
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