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Finding Your Rhythm: The Background Music to Homeschooling

Words by: Tromila Maile Background music sets the tone for the evening. Johann Sebastian Bach engenders a serious and pensive atmosphere while the musical group, The Temptations, inspires dancing and frivolity. The host chooses the music based on the type of event. Homeschool rhythms serve a similar purpose, impacting the tempo, the dynamics, and the harmony of our homes.  I was never homeschooled, but I grew up in a homeschooling family....

A Foot in Both Worlds: How Our Family Balances Homeschooling and Public School

Words by: Lindsay Hufford It's a tremendous understatement to say the last two years have held staggering amounts of change for families across the world. We have learned what it's like to live through a pandemic. Many families had children at home for an entire school year for the first time. Parents switched jobs or started working from home. And homeschool families across the United States cried actual tears when our libraries closed for...

Bilingual Homeschooling: 4 Strategies for Success in Teaching Spanish (or Any Other Language)

Words by: Micah Bellieu This is a sponsored blog post from TruFluency Kids Spanish Immersion School Online. This post also contains affiliate links. View my full affiliate disclaimer here. The decision to raise your children bilingual is huge. Even if you’re a native speaker, it’s hard. I know dozens of families whose children spoke only Spanish until kindergarten and then, by first grade, could only speak English. Raising bilingual kids...