Why do I homeschool? Why DON’T you?

The Kidd is entering 4th grade this year and apparently this is the year people believe that school is getting “serious” and we need to stop “playing around” with his education. Because, you know, middle school starts soon and he’ll never “fit in” because he’ll be weird and unsocialized. He also won’t know how to take standardized tests or learn any decent study skills for high school. I came across this post today from Elizabeth over at Adoption in the Real World and immediately fell in love:

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10 Black Homeschooling “Extras” {List It Tuesday}

I’m always looking for fun, interesting, and ‘different’ things to add to our homeschool experience. Here’s 15 things I hope to be able to add to our year. Not necessarily to be used all the time, maybe not even regularly, but things I’d like to have around the house to use when we’re looking for some kind of change–oh, and not ALL off them are necessarily geared towards black students.

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Curriculum Planning 2014-2015

It’s that time again! Can you believe it?! This school year really has flown by. I can’t believe it’s March! In fact, it’s almost April, which means that current  curriculum will be done soon and it’ll be time to start new stuff. Such is the nature of a year round schedule. Our goal for the year is I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-C-E. All together now…independence! The basis for this being that our family is gaining a new little student come June!

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Why We’re Leaving HOD

You ever totally second guess yourself about your curriculum choices?...Don't lie! I do it all the time. But in the end, I love Heart of Dakota. How do you not…

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A Day in the Life

I find that new homeschoolers are always curious as to what a homeschool day looks like. The general consensus is "organized chaos". I have a great routine down, and our…

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