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Our Homeschool Journey Continues with Big Changes

Nothing is the way I thought it would be when we began this homeschooling journey. 

Despite my plans in those early years, no one entered school in 4th grade. No one continued with a classical education. And we didn’t keep going with our memory work.

No one has learned Latin….yet. Our history doesn’t cycle consistently or follow a predictable pattern at all. I rarely reuse the curriculum for younger kids. 

My philosophies changed along the way. Our curriculum varies every year. Nothing remains consistent other than our love for learning and doing life together.

Over the years we created a family life that revolves around the idea that education is simply part of everyday living.

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Why Homeschool? Our Family’s Story

Homeschooling wasn’t something I was familiar with growing up. My first real encounter with someone who was homeschooled was in college. One of my college friends and her siblings were homeschooled until 4th grade. She was grateful that she and her siblings learned to read and do basic math with…

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A Homeschool Planner That Works

Over a decade of homeschooling has taught me that I am a pretty relaxed homeschooler. I don’t get too hung up on the daily checklist. I have no problem tossing everything to chase inspiration. I love to find events outside of the house even if it means we skip math…

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