Homeschooling When Your Child’s Only Interests Are YouTube and Video Games
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Homeschooling When Your Child’s Only Interests Are YouTube and Video Games

Is interest-led homeschooling even possible when your child’s only interests are YouTube and Video Games? My son asks me to sit with him and watch a YouTube video at least three times a day these days. Sometimes they are funny, Top 10 videos. Sometimes they are science videos that show amazing chemical reactions. Sometimes they…

As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years
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As Homeschool Days Turn Into Homeschool Years

My oldest son completed applications to five different four-year colleges last week. He did it completely on his own, researching the various campuses and the accommodations they provide.  It still floors me, just thinking about it. The truth is, I did not think this would be a viable option for him. I’ve spent years stressing…

An Elementary Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science
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An Elementary Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science

I want to introduce you to an ocean life book perfect for interest-led science. My boys love it! It is rare to find homeschooling resources that perfectly align with your children’s interests and fit into your family dynamic. In fact, in our ten years of learning at home, I can only think of a handful…

Our Interest-Led Homeschool Curriculum: 2020-2021
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Our Interest-Led Homeschool Curriculum: 2020-2021

Today, I am happy to share our interest-led homeschool curriculum choices for the upcoming homeschool year.  This is one of my favorite posts of the year.  I love reading other mom’s plans for their homeschool and seeing how they’ve crafted a curriculum plan for their family. It’s a privilege to share mine.  There’s something about…

An Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science
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An Ocean Life Book Perfect For Interest-Led Science

Inspire interest led science with this wonderful ocean life book! It began when my oldest son was only three years old. He was absolutely obsessed with marine life. He knew everything there was to know about sharks by the time he was four. He could list off his favorite tropical fish and discuss the world’s…

The Most Important Thing I Do To Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year
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The Most Important Thing I Do To Get Ready For A New Homeschool Year

As promised, this year I am taking you through how we get ready for a new homeschool year as I am actually doing it – in real time. This is the very first thing I do to get started.  Our very first year homeschooling, I spent so of my prep time organizing.  I had shelves…

The Best Homeschool Science Curriculum For Hands-On Activities
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The Best Homeschool Science Curriculum For Hands-On Activities

Looking for a way to make science engaging and fun, that’s actually easy for you? This is the best homeschool science curriculum for hands-on activities.  For the past few months, I have really struggled to come up with new, hands-on activities for my youngest. He loves science, mostly because we have taken such a hands-on…