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KT Brison

Bio: I am a happily married, secular homeschooling mama of three boys, one of whom is grown. I'm here to share the journey with you, and hopefully provide you with some good advice, encouragement, and commiseration along the way!

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  1. erichmichaels
    May 31, 2015 @ 16:47:38

    I just nominated you for the Encouraging Thunder award: https://erichmichaels.wordpress.com/2015/05/31/69/

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  2. Sarah
    May 14, 2015 @ 23:37:06

    Love hearing stories like yours where you were involved in education and decided to try homeschooling and it was successful! I was a teacher for 10 years and decided to stay home after my two girls were born. I’m seriously thinking about homeschooling and stories like yours give me encouragement to go that route!

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    • KT Brison
      May 15, 2015 @ 00:04:49

      I am not going to lie, this is the most fulfilling job I’ve ever had. I can’t encourage you enough to go for it!

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      • Sarah
        May 15, 2015 @ 00:07:53

        Yay! Thank you! I’ve only started looking into homeschooling. I read parts of The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Bauer and Wise) and I really like their approach and all the resources they list. I’ve read a few other books, but I’m still looking for more! Any recommendations for a mama just starting to look into homeschooling?

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      • KT Brison
        May 15, 2015 @ 00:18:27

        Truth? I didn’t read a single book before I started. I talked to people I knew who were doing it. (And it was scary. That’s ok. It scares Everybody.) I really do recommend Hirsch’s What Your X-Grader Needs to Know series for year-to-year help (although I only use them as rough guides these days), but your best bet is to keep making contacts through bloggers (such a wonderful community) and talk to people in your area who already homeschool. There. Enough parentheses. lol

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      • Sarah
        May 15, 2015 @ 00:27:10

        Lol, thanks! Yeah, I’m quick to make friends and ask questions because it can be pretty time-consuming to sort through articles while chasing a few kiddos around. I’ll check out Hirsch’s book too! But…I have a few more questions, so hopefully, you’ll bear with me 🙂

        Any favorite bloggers you’d recommend checking out? Thanks!

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      • KT Brison
        May 15, 2015 @ 10:13:08

        I just posted my top 10 fave bloggers in General Homeschool Stuff. Check that out. 🙂

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      • Sarah
        May 15, 2015 @ 16:27:53

        Great! Thanks!

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