The Happy Homeschooler

The Happy Homeschooler is here to help NJ Homeschool Families navigate the homeschooling scene. It’s here to help families connect, get answers, ask questions, and grow together.  We will do our best to provide NJ homeschooling families with information about local events, classes and coops.  As we grow, everyone, no matter from which state will find something useful here!

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Computer Science and Programming for Homeschoolers

Computer Science and Programming for Homeschoolers

One of my favorite things to talk about. It is something I know well, and enjoy doing: computer science and ...
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Homeschooling: Where To Begin

How often do we hear the words: "I want to start homeschooling but I don't know where to start."? If ...
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Free Classes and Activities The Happy Homeschooler

Music Resources For Homeschoolers

Being able to play an instrument is truly an amazing feeling. There are so many benefits to playing an instruments ...
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Working From Home As A Homeschool Parent

One of the cons about homeschooling is the loss of second income for the parent that often stays home to ...
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Homeschooling and Making Friends

I won't call it socialization. That word that sends a shiver down a homeschooler's spine.  We all socialize, we function ...
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Historical Places To Visit Around NJ Archaeology in New Jersey

Archaeology in New Jersey

Recently, it came up in a conversation: "What if your kid is a budding archaeologist? What can you do in ...
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Free Classes and Activities

I have written before about free online resources for homeschoolers, but how about not online. How about physical classes (outside ...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeschooling

I was asked by a reader to write about the advantages and disadvantages of homeschooling.  I made my best to ...
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Historical Places To Visit Around NJ

Historical Places To Visit Around NJ

We all love field trips. One of the best ways to learn about history is by seeing places where it ...
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WHERE TO CREATE A HOMESCHOOL ID CARD

Where to Create a Homeschool ID Card

This question comes up very often! You need homeschool Ids for all sorts of things. From getting admitted to Six ...
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SIX FLAGS READ TO SUCCEED FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

Six Flags Read To Succeed For Homeschoolers

If you live next to a Six Flags theme park then this is for you!  Six Flags has a wonderful ...
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FIVE THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE I BEGAN HOMESCHOOLING

NJ Homeschool Co-ops And Alternative Schools

This page has a list of NJ Homeschool Co-ops and Alternative Schools.  We hope that you find it very helpful ...
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Homeschool in NJ Happenings for October 2017

Updated List of Homeschool Co-ops and Alternative Schools in and around NJ!