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Choosing Curriculum Part 1

Choosing Curriculum Part 1

Your Homeschool Philosophy and Vision (This is Part 1 of a two-part series focusing on choosing curriculum for elementary and middle school.)  Curriculum… the rabbit hole of rabbit holes for homeschoolers. Some of us love to talk curriculum, research it, categorize...

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Working with Your Kindergartener

Working with Your Kindergartener

Starting kindergarten with your child is an exciting time, not just for them but for you too. At this time, you get the opportunity to build a foundation for how school will work in your family and to start shaping the perspective your child will have about learning. ...

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Easter: A Time for New Life

Easter: A Time for New Life

Spring has sprung! Can you feel it down deep in your soul, that shaking off of the winter chill and opening the windows to let the warmth of the Sonshine revive your spirit? It’s almost Easter! Why is Easter always on a different day? This year Easter is Sunday, April...

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Hiking, History, and Homeschooling

Hiking, History, and Homeschooling

Spring is coming and your kids are probably ready to head outside! Have you considered exploring some of Indiana’s State Parks? Indiana has some amazing state parks, and homeschoolers love bringing meaningful education into all aspects of their life. Plan a school day...

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How Do YOU Homeschool?

How Do YOU Homeschool?

Share your photos with us!   Does your family do school in the family room? At the kitchen table? In the backyard?  Do you do field trips? Educational road trips? Service projects? Isn’t the freedom that homeschoolers have to learn in many different ways...

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Learning With Your Preschooler

Learning With Your Preschooler

When and how to homeschool your preschool-aged child is very much a personal choice. Even though it is a personal decision, many parents wonder what to do with their preschoolers academically. Are their young kids learning enough? Will they be prepared for their...

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Ten Reasons to Homeschool Your High Schooler

Ten Reasons to Homeschool Your High Schooler

Part 1 of a 2-Part Series When I was in high school, eons ago, the common saying was that high school would be the best four years of your life. Many homeschool parents balk at the idea of tackling high school subjects and activities for their teen children, but...

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Maximize Your Child’s Learning Potential

Maximize Your Child’s Learning Potential

Have you been dealing with a frustrated child this last school year? Is your child not learning at the pace that you think they should be? I think I have some insights and ideas that will help you. First of all, let’s not only acknowledge that each of our children is...

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3 Steps to Take When Your Child Sees Porn

3 Steps to Take When Your Child Sees Porn

Your child seeing pornography today is nearly inevitable. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” A university study showed 90 percent of boys and 63 percent of girls have accessed sexually explicit content online. Depending on the study, the average age of first...

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We Need You!

We Need You!

In the 2020 winter issue of our magazine, Homeschool Indiana, we published an article by 16-year-old, homeschooled student Grace Kimmerling, encouraging families to attend the upcoming legislative panel at the IAHE convention. With the cancelation of the convention...

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Who was St. Valentine?

Who was St. Valentine?

Many event days on our calendar seem to be worldly, but they actually have origins in Christian history. Much of the history of Saint Valentine’s Day remains unconfirmed, but do you know the traditional Christian origins of Saint Valentine’s Day? The Christian History...

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School Choice & the Cost of Homeschool Freedom

School Choice & the Cost of Homeschool Freedom

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the...

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