Using a structured curriculum can help you feel more confident about sticking to a homeschool schedule. It can help you cover the basics that educators feel are important for a child based on age.
All this means that our homeschool day (and our lives) look pretty different from many other homeschoolers. And it is important to us that the kids learn as many outdoor, wilderness living, and homesteading skills as possible.
They're part of the daily rhythms of our lifestyle. And each of these activities gives the kids a chance to apply their "book learning" to a hands-on activity.
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If you're living off the grid up north or in a really remote area, it can be tough to get your hands on the homeschooling resources you'll need if you wait until the last minute.