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How This Homeschool Grad Changed an Admission Director’s Mind

After several years in a Montessori school, Stori Peterson homeschooled through high school. However, her plans to study English came to an abrupt halt when a college admission official questioned the validity of her homeschool education.

What I Love (and Hate) About Achievement Tests

The pros and cons. . . 

Beyond Just Survival: Homeschooling after Divorce

Don’t look too far ahead—Take it one day and even one hour at a time.

Cherish Some Moments

Some days won't be perfect when you homeschool, but cherish those special moments.

An Education in Nature

Water, frogs, and freedom: the benefits of outdoor play.

Our Monkeys Visit the Zoo

Lions, giraffes . . . and a lively toddler!

5 Tips and Flips

Almost every piece of good advice has a balancing flipside.  Here are a few. 

Portrait of a Boy in Summer

What are little boys made of? Snips, snails, and puppy dog tails.

How to Thrive with Your Preschoolers in the Midst of Social Distancing

At home with little ones? Here are some tips and ideas to spend the time!

Lights . . . Camera . . . School!

There’s more than one way to beat the winter blues! 

For the Love of Work

A slightly different definition of work. 

Teach With All Your Might

When homeschooling, the little, everyday bits of learning are often what make the most impact.

Virginia Children Can Now Attend a Private School by Staying Home

Thinking of homeschooling via private school in Virginia? Click here to read everything you need to know!

Can I homeschool my neighbor’s kid in Illinois?

Are you considering homeschooling your child? You can do it! As you get started, it’s important to make sure you comply with the education laws where you live. This page helps you understand how to homeschool legally in Illinois—step-by-step.

The Midweek Sabbath (A Dialogue)

Do you feel like your calendar controls you? Here’s how to push back!

Teaching Our Children About Tragedy

It’s not easy, but don’t be afraid to give them space to grieve. 

“Alright, That’s It! The House Is a Mess!” | Helping Kids Accept Consequences

Tired of a messy house? It doesn’t have to stay that way! Here’s this mom’s strategy.

Kids in the Kitchen: Teaching our Children to Cook

Allowing our kids in the kitchen can allow for important learning opportunities.  

Life in the Time of Quarantine


Teaching Kids to Accept “No”

One of the benefits is that it helps children respect others boundaries and set their own.  
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