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Take the Trip!

It is getting late into the summer. Perhaps you've been thinking about a last hurrah before school starts or later in the fall. Maybe you'd like to, but not sure you want to spend the money or take the time off from work. Let me tell you to stop overthinking it and TAKE THE TRIP!… Continue reading Take the Trip!

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Rewind – The Very Best of Homeschool Fanatic

A year ago this week, I started a blog. I didn't start a blog because I needed something to do, wanted to get rich, or because I think I'm the best homeschooling mom. I started a blog because I have a fire, a passion, and a drive. My goal has always been to encourage, share… Continue reading Rewind – The Very Best of Homeschool Fanatic

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Top 10 Reasons To Never Give Up Homeschooling Teens and Tweens

It's that time of year. Packages are rolling in with new school supplies and curriculum. Maybe you're pumped from attending a recent homeschool convention. You are either brimming with excitement for the upcoming school year, or you are having second thoughts. Doubts are creeping in. You may be asking yourself, "Is homeschooling still the right… Continue reading Top 10 Reasons To Never Give Up Homeschooling Teens and Tweens

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Anxious About Kindergarten?

According to the frequent posts I've been seeing on Facebook, it's almost time to register for kindergarten. The fear of this unknown territory can be overwhelming to a mother. I remember this time of year very well. Over ten years later, I'd never dream I would be writing a blog post about it. It seems… Continue reading Anxious About Kindergarten?

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Do The Things

My favorite holiday is finally here! No, it's not because I will be sipping champagne and dancing until 2a.m. New Year's Eve is much different for me and always has been. Our evening consists of celebrating my dad's birthday (who will be 80) with soup, grilled cheese, and my mom's homemade cake. We will then… Continue reading Do The Things

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Reset – When Your School Year Starts Out Rough

Wouldn't you know it - 10 days, yes 10 days into our new school year we were smacked with a hurricane.  Not just any hurricane that usually inconveniences us for a couple of days, where we clean up yard debris, pretend like we're camping, cook-out, and have fun with flashlights.  Florence came in the night… Continue reading Reset – When Your School Year Starts Out Rough

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Hurricane Homeschooling

We have a potentially catastrophic hurricane coming our way (at my time of typing - it is here!)  Her name is Florence, and she is packing a punch to my area.  I've lived in Eastern NC all my life, so I'm no stranger to forceful winds, sheets of rain, flooding, and the loss of electricity… Continue reading Hurricane Homeschooling

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

.....Cue the music.....It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!  Either you are thinking about the old Staples commercial for back to school shopping, the actual Christmas song, or what most moms are humming when their kids start back to school.  Is it really "The Most Wonderful Time of The Year" for homeschooling moms too? … Continue reading It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

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Documentary Review: IndoctriNation

Disclaimer:  I believe there are many outstanding Christian teachers and administrators in the public school system.  It is never my intent to offend or hurt any of them.  I do not blame them for the shape of the public school system.  My intent is to share something that is important to me, and should be… Continue reading Documentary Review: IndoctriNation