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TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: 8 Questions to Ask When Starting a Homeschool Co-op

8 Questions to Ask When Starting a Homeschool Co-op

by Jeanne Faulconer

Homeschool co-ops work well as part of the educational landscape of some families. However, you may not be able to find an existing co-op that is near enough your home to be practical, or it may not meet the academic, creative, or social goals you have for a co-op. The other problem may be that … Read More...

TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: Modeling perspective

Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

by Laura Grace Weldon

Take a moment to describe three people you know. Perhaps your kid’s coach, your neighbor, and a close friend. Tally up the negatives and positives. What do they indicate? Actually, they say a lot more about you than the people you’re describing. Research indicates what we perceive in others has a … Read More...

TheHomeSchoolMom: 5 Myths About Homeschool Superiority

5 Myths About Homeschool Superiority

by Mary Ann Kelley

Setting the Record Straight It's no secret that our family has taken advantage of a variety of school situations or that I am a fan of supporting parents no matter what their educational choice, but homeschooling has been the choice with the greatest flexibility and the one that I … Read More...

TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: Teen homeschool technology project

Teen Tech Project: Building a Computer

by Jeanne Faulconer

This week I visited with a homeschooling family whose son was anxiously awaiting his shipments from New Egg and Tiger Direct -- full of the components he would assemble into his own PC.This brought back fond memories, since two of my three sons undertook this same project during their teen … Read More...