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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of the Love of Learning

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of the Love of Learning
6. Homeschooling is the Gift of the Love of LearningHave you seen the boredom and frustration of traditionally schooled children? That boredom can drain the love of learning right out of them. When children are free to have some sort of say in what they are learning, the joy of learning returns! We can modify our classes to meet their learning style, increasing engagement. We can skip the unimportant and focus on their interests, without worrying...
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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Quality Education

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Quality Education
5. Homeschooling is the Gift of Quality Education  Parents can give their child the gift of a quality education specially tailored to them. We can meet the needs of our gifted child. We can reach them where they're at and give them the enriched education they crave. Struggling learners are not left behind, either. With learning challenges or special needs, we can slow things down where they need it, and enrich their education where they’re able.
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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Health

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Health
4. Homeschooling is the Gift of Health Homeschooling is a gift for our children's mental health, giving them safety, security and confidence, and it’s also good for their bodies. Sleep is vital, particularly with teens. Homeschooling families can adapt their school day to meet sleep needs.  Nutrition is improved by eating healthy food at home. A recent study even found that homeschoolers pack on fewer pounds than public schoolers, so homeschooling may help combat obesity! Homeschoolers...
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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Confidence

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Confidence
3. Homeschooling is the Gift of Confidence  Our children can feel confident and self-assured. They can be who they are! They are not faced with constant teasing or negative feedback, so they develop confidence. Homeschoolers don’t usually NEED the latest toys or styles in order to feel confident among their peers.
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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Safety

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Safety
2. Homeschooling is the Gift of Safety Homeschoolers feel more safe and secure because they are learning at home. There is no perceived threat of violence during their homeschool day, regardless of what they see in the news. They actually are more safe and secure, too. They do not need to navigate bullies, or fear rebellious classmates during challenging classes.
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The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Time

The 25 Gifts of Homeschooling: The Gift of Time
1. Homeschooling is the Gift of Time Homeschooled children have more time to play! With one-on-one time, children tend to complete their homeschool day much more quickly than their public schooled counterparts. Homeschooling is just more effective and more efficient. As a result, homeschooled children have more time to enjoy their passions. They have more free, unstructured time to play and develop interests.
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The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party

The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party
Join me for fun and games, laughter and friendship, giveaways and prizes! The HomeScholar Online Christmas Party is going to be SO much fun! It will be just like a regular Christmas party, only it will be completely online. We will have a holiday recipe exchange, play party games, share white elephant gifts, and you’ll even get party favors! While we are together, you can ask me anything about homeschooling high school while we are chatting...
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2013 Pinterest Holiday Giving Guide

2013 Pinterest Holiday Giving Guide
 Are you looking for something great for Christmas presents?  Here are some quick tips to make life easier.Consider giving gifts that pay for college.  You can give gifts that encourage specialization - things the kids just LOVE doing.  You can give gifts that make them a better student - that will encourage reading, writing, math, and study skills.  You can give gifts that encourage the love of learning.Or think about gifts that will help YOU, the...
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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