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6 Ways to Prevent Academic Burnout

6 Ways to Prevent Academic Burnout

While homeschooling your child is rewarding, it doesn’t come without a few challenges. What happens when your child gets tired of learning and just can’t complete one more lesson? Academic burnout is a genuine concern and one you may have to confront if you decide to...

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10 Life Skills All Parents Should Teach Their Children

10 Life Skills All Parents Should Teach Their Children

When it comes to providing your children with a well-rounded education, it’s common to focus heavily on academics and a few special interests. These are important, but they aren’t the only things you’ll want to teach your children. When you homeschool, it’s also a...

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How to Help Your Child Transition to Homeschooling

How to Help Your Child Transition to Homeschooling

If you are thinking of having your child transition to homeschooling, you want to do so as smoothly as possible. The good news is you’re not alone. According to government statistics, roughly 1.7 million children in the U.S. were being schooled at home in 2016. But...

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6 Science Experiments for Curious Kids

6 Science Experiments for Curious Kids

Science is a subject that most children either love or hate. But, it isn’t something your kids can just read about in a textbook. Instilling a love of science or even an understanding of basic principles requires some hands-on activities. And that means doing some...

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When is the Best Time to Start Homeschooling?

When is the Best Time to Start Homeschooling?

Are you planning to homeschool your child but aren’t sure at what age to start their journey? In reality, parents begin teaching their children at home from the time they are born by reading aloud and playing simple games. So, you’ve probably already started! But,...

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7 South Carolina State Parks Your Family Should Explore

7 South Carolina State Parks Your Family Should Explore

Field trips are a great way to keep your homeschoolers engaged. And what could be more interesting than nature and possibly some history? Fortunately, South Carolina offers a wealth of outdoor opportunities with its many state parks.  In fact, the Palmetto State has...

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Should We Homeschool Through the Summer?

Should We Homeschool Through the Summer?

It’s perfectly normal to get excited as summer approaches. In a traditional school setting, summer means a long break from school. But, if you homeschool your children, you get to choose your schedule, and it might not include such an extended recess. If you’re...

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6 Good Habits to Stay Learning Over Summer Break

6 Good Habits to Stay Learning Over Summer Break

As summer vacation approaches, everyone is probably looking forward to a much-deserved break. While there’s nothing wrong with taking a little time off, parents will want to avoid the loss of essential skills that took so much time and effort to build.  There’s even a...

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What Resources Do I Need to Homeschool My Child?

What Resources Do I Need to Homeschool My Child?

Parents choose to homeschool for many reasons—school environment considerations, personal convictions, unmet academic needs, a desire for family time, bullying, and many others. Whatever your reason for choosing this path, you may be overwhelmed with questions.  What...

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