Homeschooling

Living and learning together.

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It’s not for lack of trying, that’s for sure.  As much as I love to write, my life seems to have other plans right now. So if you’re wondering what’s been going on, here are the top 10 reasons why OHH has been so quiet lately: 1.  Diaconate:  The word is getting out so I

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I am so excited to see what this year has in store for us.  The kids actually told me the other day that they are looking forward and ready to start lessons!  That does a mama’s heart good. Overall, we are continuing with a lot of the same things we used last year, with a

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I am frequently fielding questions about our curriculum choices.  Now 5 years into our homeschooling  journey, I feel pretty confident in my ability to match curriculum with my kids’ individual learning styles.  I have never been a “fit the kid into the box” type of teacher and having the flexibility to pick and choose exactly

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We have just had a ridiculous amount of fun this summer.  It felt like the most busy summer I can honestly imagine in, well ever.  I am completely exhausted just thinking about it, but so thankful for all of the wonderful memories. I’m sure I’ll leave a ton of things out but here’s my best

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We have been rearranging and cleaning out the basement so I decided to move the school room to another location.  It was in the main part of the basement before and was a mixture of school and play things.  I thought that having a room specifically for school may be nice.  So, we moved it

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This stuff is too good to forget, so I’ve been taking notes!  Our little budding theologian has had a lot to say lately.  I can hardly believe he is preparing to enter his last year in the single digits!  What an amazing young man he is becoming.  I love that he is so comfortable in

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It’s that time of year again!  Homeschool Conference time is upon us once again and I know my fellow homeschooling moms and dads are looking forward to the many, many benefits of attending a conference as much as I am.  With The NICHE Conference and Homeschool Exhibit Hall just 2 weeks away, I would like

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My dear husband and I recently found ourselves with a whole evening of time out for a date. Just the two of us. We had a nice dinner, which cost us $3 after a gift card from friends, then walked around a big local mall(a place that we RARELY spend time in). While we walked

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I have a confession to make…. Before we had kids, I used to try to talk people out of homeschooling.  I used to think it was weird and those poor kids would never be able to make friends and have experiences that “normal” kids do.  I used to think that no matter how smart the

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I personally know of several families that are currently considering and praying about homeschooling their children. Here are some more reasons why I say go for it! Created by: CollegeAtHome.com Via: DegreeSearch.org