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Staying Sane with School at Home

by Louise Frazer If you are a parent who has simultaneously been thrown into working from home with your children’s school suddenly closed, you may well be wondering how you are going to get everything done and stay sane....

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Exceptional Needs and the Future

By Dinah Whitton Home education is just as much about the end goal as it is about current success. Even while you’re in the thick of parenting, it’s always a good idea to prepare for your children’s future along...

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Signs of Dyslexia

The process of child development is as interesting as it is complex. Each child is unique and how they develop will vary. However, when additional challenges arise parents are naturally concerned and try to find answers. In particular, it...

Avoiding the Dreaded Summer Slide

By Dinah Whitton (3 minute read) After a long winter, most Canadians look forward to enjoying the warm summer months. If you schedule your homeschool around the traditional school year, your students are probably excited about taking a break...

Releasing Kindergarten Cap a step back for Ontarians

Proposed changes to Ontario’s kindergarten program are causing anxiety among parents and for good reason. While Premier Doug Ford has assured the public he will not be eliminating all-day kindergarten altogether, modifications could include releasing the ever-growing class-size cap....

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In Focus

One Family’s Triumph over ADHD and Dysgraphia By Louise Frazer Learning disabilities are taxing for both the parent-educator and the child, and sometimes discouragement prevails. In the midst of their struggles, some families wonder, as they weigh the pros...

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Middle School Mayhem

Navigating through the Change with Home Education By: Dinah Whitton Parents of middle school children are often caught off guard during this poignant developmental stage. Home educators can take advantage of having more time to observe their children and...

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The Middle School Transition

From Public School to Homeschool By Dinah Whitton Making the decision to homeschool can be quite the involved process. Making that decision while your child is already in middle school adds another layer to this important thought process. The...

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Beginning Your Homeschool Journey

With an abundance of homeschooling information available, even researching your options can seem like a daunting task. Curriculums, support groups, provincial regulations, and so much more can be uncovered by one simple online search. Fortunately, you don’t have to...

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