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Cyber School Chronicles: Why I Chose a Cyber Charter School to Educate My Children At Home

  A few months ago, my husband and I started to seriously discuss homeschooling our youngest child.  The one with Selective Mutism.  The one that although has struggled since he entered preschool as a three year old, has made incredible progress with his social anxiety.   His academic performance is within the normal range, he ended […]

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10 Educational Websites for the Homeschooler

The Internet is a Home Educator’s best friend. In the past, homeschoolers relied, to varying degrees, on the local public library and the postman.  Now, with always-on internet and smart phones, information is available in seconds. I have bookmarked hundreds of websites in my 6 years of homeschooling and find additional ones everyday. Here is […]

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The Dreaded Word in Homeschool

While each homeschooling family is different, there is one area where we each can tell you the same story. We can be at the[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] grocery store, at church or at a family […]

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Why Do Parents Home School?

According to the 2012 StatisticalAbstract released earlier this year by the U.S. Census Bureau, 1.5 million children were homeschooled in the U.S in 2007, an increase of 500,000 from 2003. Homeschooling is growing worldwide, is no longer an oddity and is now considered a legitimate approach to education. As for why families choose to homeschool, […]