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Six Ways to Foster a Love of Reading

As a clinical psychologist and children’s author, I often get asked for a lot of advice.  One of the questions parents frequently ask me is how can they raise a great reader.  Reading is a habit that is one of the most valuable any child can learn.  I believe, that if you can read you… Continue reading Six Ways to Foster a Love of Reading

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Why I Decided to Homeschool My African American Son

My name is Cescelie Jelks. I am a homeschooling mother of two. My son is currently 17 years of age and my daughter is 14. Our homeschooling journey began shortly after my son began first grade at our local public elementary school. I was not at all concerned about him beginning school. I knew that… Continue reading Why I Decided to Homeschool My African American Son

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When Chronic Medical Conditions Impact Your Homeschool

I am not that super organized, Pinterest perfect, Homeschool Mama! I am the purchase several different curriculums, change curriculum in the middle of the school year, “Well, this can count as homeschool, right?” kind of Homeschool Mom. As a large family with six children still living at home, things can get mighty crazy on a… Continue reading When Chronic Medical Conditions Impact Your Homeschool

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How to Homeschool Multiple Ages Without Losing Your Mind

We were living in the Greater Toronto Area when we had four boys under the age of five.  Yeah, that was fun!  We only had one car at the time, so during the day while my husband was at work, I would walk the several blocks to the grocery store with a double stroller and… Continue reading How to Homeschool Multiple Ages Without Losing Your Mind

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10 Benefits of Homeschooling Year-Round + Tips, Resources, & FUN Activities

Feel burned out trying to cram your homeschool year in nine months? How about considering year-round homeschooling? Homeschooling year-round has so many benefits that ultimately maximizes your time, your energy, and your sanity! Here you’ll find my top 10 benefits of homeschooling year-round and some tips to get you started in the right direction. Not… Continue reading 10 Benefits of Homeschooling Year-Round + Tips, Resources, & FUN Activities