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Friday, April 1, 2016

Flexibility in the Curriculum (5 Days of Tips for Homeschool Parents)

So, I totally jumped the gun last week and forgot that this series was coming up and posted Choosing Your Curriculum last week. 

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One great thing about Homeschooling Year Round that was briefly mentioned in my last two posts is that you don’t have to be a SLAVE to your curriculum.  There is more Flexibility and Less Stress when you have a year round schedule. 

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For my own sanity, I need somewhat of an outline, but I find that with a year round schedule I can allow for them to explore areas that interest them more, and fly through topics that don’t. 

As previously mentioned, I can allowed for a bit more of an unschooling, relaxed approach, because I don’t feel tied down to the time line. 

THIS is the type of stuff that can happen when you let go and aren’t a slave to your curriculum!

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I’m not perfect at it, but I have learned to let go a lot more!  It’s amazing what can happen, when you allow it too.  Honestly, our best homeschool days have been the days I let go, and let learning happen more naturally! 

Check out some of my crew friends at their blogs!

Melissa @ Grace Christian School
Michele @ Family, Faith and Fridays
Missica @ Through the Open Window
Monique @ Mountain of Grace Homeschooling
Rebekah @ There Will Be A $5 Charge For Whining
Renita @ Krazy Kuehner Days
Sarah @ Renaissance Mama
Sasha @ Such a Time as This
Tawnee @ Adventures in Homeschooling
Tiffany @ The Crafty Home
Tina @ Desperate Homeschoolers

For a more comprehensive list that includes all participating bloggers click on the image below!

5 Days of Tips for Homeschool Parents

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