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    Published on 09-28-2014 04:00 PM
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    We are looking for secular homeschoolers who are willing to share what an average day in their life might look like.

    View the full archive of "A Day In The Life" posts





    It's Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaacccccccccccccccccccckkkkkkkkkkkkk! The DITL was SO popular for 2013, that we decided to bring it back on a smaller scale for next month!

    For the month of October we hope to be able to feature NEW" Day in the Life of a Secular Homeschooler" posts!!

    We love, LOVE, L-O-V-E our Secular Homeschool members SO much....that we want to read all about your homeschool! We would like to feature any and all members who would be willing to share a little bit about what goes on in the daily life of your homeschool!

    This is totally voluntary, of course. But if enough members were willing to share, we could feature 1-2 PER WEEK on our home page! We can't imagine anything more fun than getting to be a fly on the wall of our members' homes for 24 hours, so the more submissions the better!

    "Sounds cool! What do I have to DO?" you ask.

    That's the super easy part, because we've got a handy-dandy form for you to fill out. We swear - - it isn't painful AT ALL.
    All you have to do is sit down and write a short article ASAP about your average homeschooling day! We want to know all the crazy, silly, strange, serious stuff! If you daughter INSISTS on reciting the alphabet backwards daily before breakfast, tell us. If your sons have to have a Nerf War before they will do their reading, tell us! If it is part of your normal, average homeschooling day....put it in the article.

    Then, depending on how many responses we receive, we will pick one (or more) submissions per week and share them as featured articles on our home page! The world is waiting is to hear about exactly just what goes on inside the four walls of your house on an average homeschool day, so please put us out of our misery and just TELL US ALREADY!!!

    Oh and if you want to read about past posts of our members, you can check out the Archive link at the top!



    by Published on 06-23-2014 09:59 AM
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    We're celebrating a HUGE milestone at SHS this week. We've just recently had our 20,000th site registration, which means 20,000 families have sought out a secular homeschooling community and have utilized our secular homeschooling resources since our debut in 2009. That's thrilling!!

    We want to thank each of you who have contributed to making SecularHomeschool.com one of the most active homeschooling sites on the web. If you've discovered a new curriculum in our directory, located a local like-minded support group on our support group map, or have made connections with someone in your same boat, then we admins feel that our hard work in building and growing SHS has more than paid off.

    If you have feedback about where you'd like to see SecularHomeschool.com go from here, we'd certainly love to hear it. Sound off in our Feedback Forum, or even use the Contact Form to send us a message. We're here for YOU, which means your input and ideas are important to us. You matter!!

    BIG thanks to Pandahoneybee, Aanswsmom, and Fairielover for keeping everything running so smoothly around here day to day. This place simply wouldn't exist without all their TLC.

    I'm just so proud to see not just this site, but secular homeschooling in general evolving into a strong and confident demographic in the homeschool community. Here's to 20,000 more, SHS!!
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    It's that time again...Summer!! Which means that Secular Homeschool is kicking off it's Annual Summer Postcard Exchange!!

    If you are interested in participating, we have a private password-protected forum expressly for this purpose! All you have to do is use the Contact Us at the bottom of the page with your site username to let us know that you want to participate and we will send you the password for the forum so you can safely post your child(ren)'s name and mailing address for the exchange!

    Note: You MUST be a member of SecularHomeschool.com to participate in this project!!

    A postcard exchange is a terrific way to blend in some geography, language arts, and social studies into the lazy, hazy days of summer. Here are some ideas ...
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    If you're here at SecularHomeschool.com then you've already concluded that you aren't alone in your secular homeschooling journey. But sometimes you want more. To find out how families are managing their challenges. To get to know - - really know - - some other homeschooling families.

    We think that one of the absolute best ways to network with other secular homeschooling families is by following their blogs. And SecularHomeschool.com has some prolific bloggers gracing our site. How do you find out about them? Actually, we have a few different ways.

    1) Visit and peruse the blogs on our Secular Homeschool Blogroll

    2) Add our secular homeschool blogs interest list on Facebook to your own list of interest lists to follow

    3) Check out some of our favorite posts from our featured bloggers in the Secular Homeschooling on the Web magazine
    by Published on 02-13-2014 08:55 PM
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    We've been hearing from our members since back in the dark ages of SecularHomeschool.com that you wished there were a secular homeschooling magazine out there. And we've been purposely ignoring you. Okay, okay, not ignoring you so much as being so busy trying to wrangle chickens into coops, go on umpteen field trips, drink our way through...er...forge our way....through calculus with our high schoolers, and keep a 17,000+ member site going that taking on a project like publishing a magazine seemed out of reach.


    Until now, that is. Enter....Flipboard.

    If you haven't heard of it yet, Flipboard has become one of the most popular mobile apps among smart-phon'ers and tablet'eers. But we at SHS didn't get really interested until the folks at Flipboard were nice enough to expand their lovely mobile app to desktop/laptop users too. ((((blows air kisses to the folks at Flipboard)))

    Anyhoo, because Flipboard makes it so easy, timesaving, and yes.....COOL, ...
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