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Around Town (and Beyond) — February 2017

February has already started, but there’s still a lot of fun to be had over the rest of the month. We’ve put together a list of family friendly activities and events from around town and beyond to help you plan your adventures. Ongoing through March 1 — Six Flags Read to Succeed — grades K-6; Kids Read More

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Homeschooling Spotlight On: Shi Curry

This month’s Homeschooling Spotlight is on Shi Curry, a talented and exuberant 12-year-old homeschooler in Atlanta who has turned her love of cooking into a successful business that includes a cookbook, website, cooking classes, videos, and more. She has been featured in Creative Loafing‘s People to Watch in 2017 issue, and has appeared on NPR, WABG’s Read More

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January Love List

Here are just a few things we’re loving in our homeschooling — and in our lives — right now (some Amazon affiliate links are included): Books: Z has discovered the Branches early chapter book line from Scholastic. So far he’s loving their Eerie Elementary, Dragon Masters, and Notebook of Doom series. I’ve been reading Meik Wiking’s Read More

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Take A Hike!

This post originally ran on the Atlanta Homeschool blog, Fall 2015. Five Great Fall Hikes in Atlanta and Beyond Fall in Atlanta is beautiful. The trees are bursting with color, the oppressive heat of summer is gone, and the pollen count is lower than what we find in spring. To me, this makes fall the Read More

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How to Fill 4.5 Hours

New homeschoolers may sometimes feel overwhelmed with the idea of filling the equivalent of “4.5 hours per day, at least 180 days a year” as required by Georgia state law. But, if you let go of the idea that education has to look like school, you may find that it’s not as difficult to fill Read More