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Homeschool Family Chores (Free Printable Checklist)

Shortly after the new year, I sent the Musical Memory email readers an email about how we’re trying to start the year off right. In it I mentioned our cleaning chores systems and that seemed to strike a chord with people. I got several responses to the effect of: So, I figured a response was …

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How Many Hours a Day Should You Spend Homeschooling?

The short answer is – much less time than traditional school. If you’re talking mainly about how much time sitting at a table, working on book work, then here are my recommendations: Less than an hour of desk/ table type work in kindergarten & 1st grade 45-60 minutes for 2nd-3rd 1-2 hours for 4th grade …

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15 Easy Summer Homeschooling Ideas for 2022

This post is full of ideas for what to do during your summer months as a homeschool family. Whether you take the whole summer off of formal schooling or continue your regular curriculum year-round, chances are things look different for your family in the summer than the other seasons. There is no right or wrong …

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Creating a Realistic Homeschool Schedule for Your Family

Today, I’m going to explain how to think about and create a homeschool schedule that will work for your family. The freedom and flexibility in homeschooling is a wonderful thing, but the flip side of that same coin is it can feel like a daunting task to plan out exactly what your homeschool might look …

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