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how to choose the best standardized achievement test for homeschoolers

How to Choose a Standardized Achievement Test for Your Homeschool

Are you wondering which standardized achievement test is best to use in your homeschool? Homeschoolers who need to take end-of-year or standardized achievement tests to meet state laws or other needs may be overwhelmed with the options available. How do you choose an achievement test that’s best for your child? Homeschool parents know that there […]

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God Made All of Me: Helping Our Children Protect and Appreciate Their Bodies (with Justin and Lindsey Holcomb)

The statistics are sobering. About one in four women and one in six men are or will be survivors of sexual abuse in their lifetime. 34% of perpetrators are family members. 58% are known to the child and family. Only 7% are strangers. Tragically, we know that this can and does occur in local churches

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Homeschooling with Dyslexia (with Marianne Sunderland)

What do struggles with tying your shoes, using correct prepositions, and telling time have in common? They are all early warning signs of dyslexia. These and other signs can help you discern if your child is just a late reader or is dealing with underlying learning challenges. Today’s Homeschool Conversations guest Marianne Sunderland is a

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Peacefully Homeschooling (with Jennifer Pepito)

Do you feel the pressure to homeschool in just the right way or to provide a rigorous education no matter what? Do you sometimes find yourself turning your homeschool approach into a perfectionistic competition? Jennifer Pepito joins us today to encourage us to consider the whole child in our home. She reminds us to take

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Curiosity and Surrender: Classical Education, Poetry, and a Longing for Light (with Jennifer Souza)

I know it is a wonderful interview when I get just as many goosebumps while editing and preparing it for publication as I did when I first chatted with my guest! That was certainly the case with today’s conversation with Jennifer Souza. Jennifer will encourage you to ask questions and think about many things in

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Life in the Mundane: tips and encouragement from a second-generation homeschool mom of 6 (with Katie Waalkes)

It’s always fun to meet and chat with another second-generation homeschooler! Katie Waalkes brought so many practical and encouraging tips for thriving in the midst of Life in the Mundane in today’s episode. Who is Katie Waalkes?  Katie Waalkes is a wife of 12 years, mother to 6 kids, and runs the youtube channel “Life in

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Raising Lifelong Learners: the joys and challenges of homeschooling differently-wired, gifted, and 2E kids (with Colleen Kessler)

Homeschool Conversations is BACK for Season 3, and I am so excited you’re here with us! To kick us off this season I’m chatting with my friend Colleen Kessler all about the joys (and challenges) of homeschooling quirky, differently-wired, gifted, and twice-exceptional kids. We both share some of our own personal stories in this episode

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Homeschool Conversations: Interviews with Real-Life Homeschool Moms, Dads, and Other Educators

Come chat with us! Join me in a series of Homeschool Conversations with Humility and Doxology: interviews with real-life homeschool moms, dads, and other educators on all sorts of topics that affect our lives as homeschool parents. Listen on your favorite podcast player, or check out the videos on Facebook and YouTube. Homeschooling is an

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4 Top Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A Homeschooling Mom

4 Top Tips For Taking Care Of Yourself As A Homeschool Mom

My friend Jessica Waldock has inspired me over the past couple years as she’s prioritized her own physical health and mental wellness in the midst of a full working homeschool mom life. I am delighted to bring this guest post to you from Jessica. She puts her own self care principles into practice and encourages

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