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    3 Steps to Making Homeschool Work For You

    How Can I Fit Homeschool Into My Life? Do you work full time? Live in a small space? Do you have lots of children? Are you a single parent? Do you have a special needs child? Are you living on one income? Do you struggle with organization? Are you afraid you won’t know enough to teach your kids? Are you concerned about the social stigma of homeschool? Do you want to make homeschool work but don’t know where to start? We all face these questions and fears in some way or another when we try to make homeschool work for us. No matter what your circumstances or limitations in life,…

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    How to Write A Homeschool Mission Statement

    Your Reasons Why Your Mission Statement is your homeschool contract. It is your written agreement to do what you have felt inspired to do. It includes your reasons, your vision, and your conviction. A homeschool mission statement starts with the end in mind. It is a record of your long term goals of growth for yourself, your children, and your family. What to include in your Homeschool Mission Statement Your Homeschool Mission Statement should include your personal answers to the following statements. Homeschool offers my family and I… We hope to gain ________ from choosing to homeschool. ________ makes homeschool worth while, despite its challenges. I want to be… I  want…

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    3 Tips for Creating a Homeschool Schedule

    What Schedule Do You Want To Live By? One of the things I love about homeschool is the freedom to create my own schedule. I love being free from another institution’s dictation of our time. We choose how to use it and what to fill it with. We are free to live by our own beliefs, choices and values instead being expected to live those of some other group or system. At the same time creating your own schedule can be a daunting task. So here are three tips to help you as you create your own homeschool schedule. 1 – Determine What’s Important to You What interested me about homeschool in the beginning was the thought…