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Homeschool to High School: What We Learned

When my oldest finished fifth grade, we decided to homeschool. I was frustrated with a long list of issues at school, and homeschooling offered so many perks. I was excited about having more time with my kids, customizing curriculum to their needs, moving at our own pace, and having more freedom in our days. Homeschooling […]

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Body Safety, Terminology, and Consent: Why it Matters

It was a situation I thought we would never face. The events are still fresh in my mind and the feelings are still intense. I’m currently navigating mixed emotions of anger, sadness, bitterness, and numbness. I’m processing an event that will affect my child for the rest of her life. The unknown of its long-term […]

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ABC’s of Kindergarten Readiness [Part Two]

With the new year comes the opportunity to restructure, reorganize, and rebuild. This isn’t just for cleaning house and fitness regiments, but yet holds true to early education as well.  In September, we discussed the need for “A”- acknowledgment. We spoke of the capability to consider state standards as well as noticing the child’s level […]

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A High Energy World

Is your kiddo bouncing off walls? Will they literally stop in the middle of doing anything and start doing jumping jacks? Have you thought, “Sports. This kid needs sports,” only to watch him/her start the spin drill and continue to spin because they get caught up in the motion. Do you feel like you say […]

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