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Surviving Homeschooling During the Holidays with Intense Kids

As the holiday season approaches, homeschooling families gear up for a time of joy and togetherness. However, for those with intense children, this festive period may come with a set of unique challenges. We have a variety of neurodiverse brains at my home, including two children with pretty intense behavioral needs. There are two resources […]

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Homeschool Organization: Daily Curriculum Checklists

How many decisions do you make each day? It’s a lot, right? If you find yourself having to make multiple decisions during your homeschool time, it’s time for an overhaul! Decision fatigue impacts those of us with neurodiverse homes with intensity. Charlotte’s Web or Tree Castle Island? A few years ago, that question would have

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The Big Rocks of Homeschooling: Why Meal Planning Matters

No one warns you how much homeschooling is affected by food! The incessant hunger of the kids and the never-ending siren song of the kitchen promise to continually interrupt your best-laid plans.  We’ve all heard the importance of having dinner together, but have you ever thought about sharing breakfast, second breakfast, lunch, and dinner together

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Surprise! We’re Homeschooling: A Mid-Year Transition Guide

Life is full of surprises! Whatever brought you to this point of disenrolling your child and beginning the home education journey, you’re in just the spot you’re meant to be in right now. Welcome! Homeschooling can be challenging, but it also can be absolutely wonderful. Let’s get you started off right by discussing the legal

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8 Reasons to Start a Homeschool Co-op (Even if It’s Just with a Few Friends)

Have you wondered if a homeschool co-op is a good idea for you? Or maybe you’ve tried a few and they just were not the right fit. What about starting your own?  Here are 8 reasons to start your own homeschool co-op – even if it’s just with a few friends: 2. Support Network:By starting

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