June 16, 2016
Last month, I shared planning tips on how to avoid summer slide in academic skills. But it’s summer, and we all want to relax! It's time to take a break from being the teacher and telling the kids what to do. Instead, be a student WITH your kids! Explore something new alongside them for a change. With the right projects, they'll practice their skills at the same time. Kids absolut...



Summer activities Teens

It's almost summer! Are you excited?

For many of us, summer means tons of play time outdoors, a break from the books, and a chance to take time off and catch your breath.

But if you’re a conscientious parentand I know you areyou’re concerned about summer slide.

That’s when the kids forget what they’ve learned over a long summer break.

Brick and mortar school teachers spend up to the first month of the school year reteaching kids what they’ve forgotten over the summer.

Do you want to spend the entire first month of your homeschool academic year doing that?

I think not! 

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