How Leadership Education is changing our homeschool

In addition to reprioritizing, one of my top personal goals while we were in Florida in May was to complete the Focus & Align Masterclass. I was reminded through that process that while academics are definitely one of my top goals, book work isn't. As I went through the class, I thought these seven guiding rules would…

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What’s your rule of six {or seven}?

Sarah Mackenzie is quickly becoming a household name among homeschoolers, and for good reason...despite the fact that she's still in the thick of homeschooling (and raising toddlers!), she teaches with wisdom, humility, and joy and inspires us to "teach from rest" by her words and example. I've been a member of her Read-Aloud Revival membership site for…

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Why homeschooling is not a year-by-year decision for our family

It's that time of year when homeschooling families all around us are making decisions for the upcoming year—new curriculum, new co-ops, enrolling kids in private or public schools for the upcoming year. Many of my friends approach homeschooling on a year-by-year, child-by-child basis, deciding each year what is best for each of their children, an…

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What I really want my kids to learn this year

Okay, girls, it's almost here. The new school year. And it's going to be a busy one. All four of you will be in school this year (and Jackson will be into everything!). We'll be learning about American History -- about the Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary War, the Underground Railroad and Civil Rights, each…

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