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Thoughts from a Homeschooler Who Is Now Homeschooling
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Thoughts from a Homeschooler Who Is Now Homeschooling

I am a second generation homeschooler. I really wasn’t sure if I would homeschool. Not because I hated my childhood, and it’s not because I was worried about socialization (insert eye roll). I wasn’t sure if I had the strength to do it. I knew the amount of time, effort, and heart my mother put…

Science, History, Pirates and More Homeschool Road Trip
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Science, History, Pirates and More Homeschool Road Trip

We are so excited to bring our community together on a whole new level with a Homeschool Enrichment Activities Road Trip ♥ (HEART) ♥ with Hip Homeschool Moms!  Our first trip will be to Fort Caswell, NC, where we will experience science, history, pirates, and more! So much for that whole socialization myth! We can’t…

11/17/15 – 11/21/15

11/17/15 – 11/21/15

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop!   Brenda, HHM team member who blogs at Schooling a Monkey, chose Christmas Play-doh Favours as her favorite post from last week’s HOP. And if you look at these cute ideas, we think you’ll love them too!   HHM team member Tanya blogs at The Natural Homeschool. She chose…

4 Skills Every Homeschool Graduate Needs
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4 Skills Every Homeschool Graduate Needs

For those homeschool veterans out there, do you ever feel like the face of homeschool is changing?  I know I do.  I began homeschooling in 2001 and have graduated two homeschooled students. Over the years, I’ve watched (and participated) as homeschooling’s main cause shifted from parental freedom to socialization wars and now academic excellence. And…

10 Tips for Talking to Your Husband About Homeschooling
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10 Tips for Talking to Your Husband About Homeschooling

So many moms who want to homeschool simply don’t know where to start. If you’re in that situation, this series of posts is for you! And if you need to talk with your husband about the possibility of homeschooling, this post is for you! For some moms, the thought of talking to their husbands about…

Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling (Post #2): Relationships and Behavior
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Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling (Post #2): Relationships and Behavior

This is the second post in a series of posts for moms who are considering homeschooling or who are brand new homeschoolers. The first post addresses the importance of learning about your state’s homeschool-related laws and how you can do that. Future posts will address topics such as identifying your child’s learning style, choosing curriculum, deciding…

Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling (Post #1): Your State’s Homeschool Laws
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Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling (Post #1): Your State’s Homeschool Laws

The thought of homeschooling can be scary for moms who weren’t homeschooled themselves and have never homeschooled before. We (at Hip Homeschool Moms) have been hearing a lot lately from moms who are considering homeschooling but don’t quite know where to start. Some of them are fed up with public school.  Some have children with…

Considering Homeschool for a Struggling Child?
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Considering Homeschool for a Struggling Child?

Today, I had the pleasure of speaking at a local homeschool conference.  This is the second year I’ve been given the opportunity.  Each year I leave feeling blessed because I expect the conference to go one way, and there’s inevitably a sharp left turn that takes me on an exciting adventure. This year I was…