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Ask Jeanne: Age Restrictions in Homeschool Co-ops and Classes

by Jeanne Faulconer

I'm a new homeschool mom with an eight year old who is really advanced in his academic skills. My problem is that the people who run the classes and co-ops we're interested in won't let me sign him up above his age group. This includes our county recreation department, the local history museum, and … Continue reading »

10 Ways to Create and Maintain Balance as a Homeschooling Parent

by Living Education Contributor

By Amanda WitmanKnow your priorities. Be clear with yourself about what is most important. Make sure everyone in the family knows what those things are. Talk regularly about the reasons why your family does things the way you do. Be open with each other when it feels like it’s time to revisit … Continue reading »

Ten Things Homeschoolers Don’t Have To Do

by Jeanne Faulconer

You’re excited about the new homeschool year, and you have a list of things to do to get ready. Do you have a list of things you don’t have to do? Homeschoolers don’t have to:Buy new curriculum. Really! You don't need to purchase a new curriculum to homeschool. You can use free online … Continue reading »

Learning with the Olympics

by Jeanne Faulconer

I'm cautious about twisting every interesting thing into a "learning opportunity" that can turn off otherwise interested kids, but the Olympic Games are compelling, and your kids will probably want to know more.Watching actual competitions on television or via internet is surely the hook. … Continue reading »