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Episode 7 – Durenda Wilson Discusses Healthy, Happy Homeschool Families

Episode 7 – Durenda Wilson Discusses Healthy, Happy Homeschool Families

Homeschooling a large family is like taking a bus ride! Just ask Durenda Wilson, a popular writer, encouraging speaker, and the homeschooling mom of eight. Join us to hear about Durenda’s belief in being the expert on your own children, her emphasis on flexible routines, and how fostering strong sibling relationships can all improve the…

Episode 6  – Methods and Mindsets for Making Homeschool Math Interesting and Engaging with Kathryn Gomes

Episode 6 – Methods and Mindsets for Making Homeschool Math Interesting and Engaging with Kathryn Gomes

Math! We all need it. A few of us love it, many of us tolerate it, and some of us despise it. In today’s podcast, we have an interesting and insightful conversation with author and speaker Kathryn Gomes. Kathryn is the author of Apologia’s elementary math curriculum and second-generation homeschooling mother of three who surprised…

How to Use Julia Rothman’s Nature Anatomy in Your Homeschool
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How to Use Julia Rothman’s Nature Anatomy in Your Homeschool

Most of us love finding ways to encourage our kids to get outside and enjoy nature! I’ve always looked for ways to help my children learn and explore outdoors whether we lived in a big city, an apartment complex, or in the woods in the country. While free observation and exploration are educational and enjoyable,…

Journal of a Not-So-Ready Homeschool Mom: Unboxing Our Homeschool
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Journal of a Not-So-Ready Homeschool Mom: Unboxing Our Homeschool

Are you a not-so-ready homeschool mom like me? Are you a not-so-ready homeschool mom like me? It’s been several months since our ready-or-not homeschool officially convened. I’m tempted to classify them as long, hard, slogging days. But if I take a step back and put on my objective lens, they haven’t been quite that bad….

The ULTIMATE Black Friday through Cyber Monday Deals Guide for Homeschoolers

The ULTIMATE Black Friday through Cyber Monday Deals Guide for Homeschoolers

You can’t beat the deals on Black Friday!  We’ve searched the Internet for you and found some of the best deals applicable to homeschoolers!  So, head on over and go shopping on the BEST Black Friday deals for Homeschoolers!  Find a deal you like?  Click the image to be taken to that deal!  Below you’ll…

Homeschooled Students Sound Off About Why They Like Homeschooling

Homeschooled Students Sound Off About Why They Like Homeschooling

Homeschooled Students Sound Off About Why They Like Homeschooling Be honest. Did you feel sorry for homeschoolers before you became part of the homeschooling life? Did you have the (mistaken!) idea that homeschooled students sit at home all day being bored and feeling sorry for themselves because they have no friends? Or that homeschoolers have…

To Homeschool Successfully, You Need Great Books
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To Homeschool Successfully, You Need Great Books

To homeschool successfully, you need great books! Books are great for everybody! But for homeschoolers, books are a fantastic resource, and they are necessary for teaching and learning to occur. There are many reasons to make use of great literature, nature guides, picture books, books of poetry, and even instruction manuals, cookbooks, and other kinds…

10 Reasons Homeschoolers Rock at College and Adulthood
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10 Reasons Homeschoolers Rock at College and Adulthood

10 Reasons Homeschoolers Rock at College and Adulthood There are many reasons why homeschoolers succeed so well in college and in life. This article covers 10 of them. In spite of the many reasons homeschoolers tend to be successful, we’ve all heard the stereotypes about homeschoolers. You know, the assumptions people make when they find…

Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling: 10 Tips for Choosing the Right Curriculum
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Dear Mom Who’s Considering Homeschooling: 10 Tips for Choosing the Right Curriculum

The biggest question that most moms who are considering homeschooling have is, “How do I choose the right curriculum?” Just because a curriculum looks nice or seems interesting doesn’t mean it will work well for you and your family. There are several factors that need to be considered. 1. What is your child’s learning style?…

How to Homeschool with Coloring Books
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How to Homeschool with Coloring Books

Coloring books are the current rage!  So why not use them in your homeschool?  You’ve probably noticed how popular coloring books have become for folks of all ages–from young children to teens to adults. Some of us here at Hip Homeschool Moms recently had the chance to use some coloring books that were created to…