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5 Tips for Homeschooling Through Chaos

Job loss. Moving. New babies. High risk pregnancy. Hospitalization. Injury. Chronic pain disability. These are a few of the things that we, at the Non Stepford house, have dealt with during our almost (gasp!) eight years of homeschooling. That's … [Read More...]

Teaching History to Hands-on Learners

Teaching History to Hands-On Learners

All three of our children are hands-on learners. They also have short attention spans. It seems like it wouldn't be a good combination for teaching history. Am I the only one that thought history was boring when I was young? Based on my impression, … [Read More...]

#Homeschool History Hacks @hsbapost

Homeschool History Hacks

  Local History Begin where you are! Have your kids learn a little local history about your city/town, your county, and your state. Visit your town hall. Research the deed to your house. Or just use Google. Over the course of a year our … [Read More...]

5 Reasons to Love a Charlotte Mason Education #homeschool @hsbapost

5 Reasons to Love a Charlotte Mason Education

This post first appeared on my own blog in September 2013 and again February 2014. I think it's worth repeating here. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. My favorite poem begins that way. Today I am going to count the ways that I love … [Read More...]

#Homeschool Programming #hsba2014

Sponsor Thank You: Homeschool Programming, Inc.

The Homeschool Blog Awards wouldn’t be possible without our great sponsors, so we want to take some time to thank them!  Please remember to visit their website and social media links to show your appreciation. Homeschool Programming, Inc. The … [Read More...]

Putting History into Perspective

Putting History into Perspective

Connecting History to the Modern World   Let's face it, sometimes history can seem so dry.  Without context children lose the importance of understanding how history affects their own lives. Trying to connect their minds and hearts to … [Read More...]

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