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Homeschool paperwork, especially grading, is a chore that can easily become overwhelming. This post gives great tips for keeping it under control, and it also tells you how to recover when you've gotten behind. Your student will still have an accurate record of their learning, even in high school!

Homeschool Paperwork: How to Keep Up — and what to do when you haven’t!

Overview: Homeschool paperwork, especially grading, can easily become overwhelming. Read tips for keeping it under control and recovering when you’re behind. This has got to be one of the most guilt-inducing homeschool tasks ever, am I right? When you don’t keep up with the homeschool paperwork — the lesson plans and grading (and transcript! ack!) …

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Complaining affects your brain — try these tips for positive thinking!

“Sometimes the hardest, bravest thing is choosing to live another day in this broken, wonderful world.” –Melanie Dale Because the world is broken, make no mistake. And that means life is hard. Like pretty much constantly. “If it’s not one thing, it’s another.” (Are you hearing Rosanne Rosannadanna in your head? :-) ) Whether it’s …

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Are you thinking about starting homeschool for your family? Read this advice from an experienced homeschool mom so you don't make the same mistakes she did.

Advice for The Young Mom Starting Homeschool: What I Should Have Listened To

We’ve been at this homeschooling thing for quite awhile now.  If you count the pre-school years, when I started teaching my daughter to read, it’s been about 18 years of non-stop homeschool.  But I really count starting homeschool as when we signed up for our church’s Christian-school-sponsored home study program.  It was basically a homeschool …

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Find yourself being the type of homeschool mom you DON'T want to be? I've got some ideas to help with several specific situations!

Favorite Homeschool Mom? NOT!

Who is your favorite homeschool mom?  Is there one that you wish you could be like?  Maybe she is extremely organized, or she has the parenting thing DOWN, or she knows how to create totally engaging and informative unit studies.  It’s wonderful to have women to look up to in our lives, because from them …

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