Everyone homeschools for a different reason. Want to know why I homeschool?
Ryan and I decided to homeschool our children six years ago. Our two older children had just completed their first year of school in North Carolina, and we were preparing for the upcoming school year when I realized I didn’t want to go through another school year… At least not through the public school system! Continue reading “Why I Homeschool”
Are you done with school for summer now?
I have lost track of home many times I have been asked this question over the last few weeks. We follow a year round school schedule, so we do not take summers off from. We have tried following a traditional school year in the past, but found that our youngest son has a hard time retaining materials from the previous school year. In addition to not retaining the materials they already learned, all of our children have too much free time. Continue reading “Year Round School”
Here at Homework and Horseplay we are a secular homeschool family. What does this mean?
A secular homeschool is a homeschooling family that does NOT homeschool for a religious reason, but because it is the right choice for their family.
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This is my very first blog post here at Homework and Horseplay!
My name is Roxanne and this blog is the online home of Raiche Academy, our homeschool in Iron Mountain, Michigan. I am a mama to three children ages 10 to 13. I never thought that I would homeschool my children, but that is exactly what I have been doing since 2011. Although it has been a difficult journey at times, I am so thankful for this opportunity.
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