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    by Published on 05-01-2016 08:00 AM
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    Learn Organically...

    Yearning for the educational freedom and flexibility to explore your interests, talents, and passions? Dreaming of an academic program that syncs with your family’s rhythms and lifestyle? Is school getting in the way?

    Try Oak Meadow! They provide child-centered, nature-based homeschooling curriculum for K-12. Families love the organic approach to personalized learning.


    Use independently or enroll in their fully accredited distance
    learning school.

    Save Mother's Day to Memorial Day! (May 8- May 30)
    15% off in Oak Meadow Bookstore 5% off new enrollments

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    For this month's giveaway, Oak Meadow is offering a lucky SHS member a chance to win a complete homeschool curriculum package for the grade of your choice (K-8). Retail Value $300 to $570

    Keep up with the latest at Oak Meadow:
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    You may earn up to five additional entries for this giveaway by sharing this giveaway on Facebook and coming back and commenting to let us know, by sharing this giveaway on Twitter and coming back and commenting to let us know (with your Twitter ID), by sharing this giveaway on your Google+ profile and coming back and commenting to let us know (with the URL link of your share), by sharing this giveaway on Pinterest and coming back and commenting to let us know (with the URL of your pin) or by sharing the giveaway on your personal blog or website and coming back and leaving a comment with a link to your post. (Each additional entry must be entered via a separate comment)

    View the official rules of this giveaway.

    by Published on 05-04-2016 08:48 AM
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    2. General Homeschooling
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    When I was a little girl, I overheard a conversation between my mom (who had two children) and our neighbor (who had three). The neighbor mentioned that, for her, parenting was new and exciting when she had one child and manageable when she had two. When she added the third, she felt outnumbered! If she and her husband went out, there were only two of them to wrangle three children. If she went out alone, she only had two hands.

    As a working, homeschooling mom of six children (single for the past five years), there's no doubt that I'm outnumbered. I've learned a few survival skills along the way.

    Rallying the Troops: Nope, I don't play Reveille at 6 AM (although I've been tempted). Hot cocoa is more my style (and I never learned to play a trumpet). No one in our house wants breakfast first thing in the morning, but I've found the smell of Mom's homemade hot cocoa can entice sleepyheads from their beds, especially if they know all they need to do is throw on their robes, grab a cup, and lounge around the living room, listening to a read-aloud. My
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    Published on 04-29-2016 04:15 PM
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    2. Curriculum,
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    As you look ahead to next year's homeschool and ponder what curricula and tools you'll be using, there is no better way to make those decisions that being able to see for yourself if a program is right for your family. For that reason, every Friday in May we will be linking you to free trials and demos of resources you may or may not have heard of.

    Definitely take advantage of your chance to take these secular homeschooling programs for a test drive - - without spending a dime! Be watching our home page and our social networks for announcements of each Friday's featured trials during May.

    Because the best way to know if a curriculum or option is going to be a good fit is to try it for yourself!
    by Published on 03-29-2016 02:14 PM
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    4. General Homeschooling
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    You hear a lot in education circles about “integrated learning.” That’s “education speak” for how students make connections by studying something across multiple curriculum subjects. Or what we homeschoolers like to call “real life.” And learning doesn’t get much more integrated than when you bring along some paper and a pencil while walking in the great outdoors.Let’s take a look at some of the incredible things secular homeschoolers can accomplish by nature journaling.
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    Published on 02-29-2016 06:56 PM
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    2. Secular Homeschooling,
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    Our list of 2016 U.S. homeschool conferences that identify themselves as either secular or inclusive is short and sweet, but here it is! The conferences definitely skirt the outer ...

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