Building Strong Writers in the Early Years

Building Strong Writers in the Early Years

We don't do a lot of the typical writing activities and assignments that are popular in public schools (and homeschools!). In case you are over your shock and horror over the fact that I don't have any assigned reading in my homeschool, I have also never assigned my...

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Adding Cooking to the Curriculum

Adding Cooking to the Curriculum

What subjects do you teach in your homeschool? I'm willing to bet that Math and Language Arts are on the list, and probably Science and History too. You might even have Art, Music, and Bible included in your plans. I don't know about you, but my list of "to-do's" each...

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The Familyman’s Christmas Treasury {REVIEW}

We spend a lot of time in our minivan traveling to and from church, homeschool activities, library visits, and grocery trips. While I'm not necessarily a fan of being stuck in the van with the kids when we could be doing other things, I do like to think we redeem that...

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Does Sharing a Bedroom Help Siblings Get Along?

Does Sharing a Bedroom Help Siblings Get Along?

Like every other parent, I want my kids to get along. I mean, who wants to listen to kids argue, tease, and fight all day? It's tiresome, annoying, and just plain unpleasant to listen to that! But I want my kids to get along with each other not just for my own peace...

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Step Into History with Carole P. Roman! {REVIEW}

Step Into History with Carole P. Roman! {REVIEW}

Today I'm sharing with you about a fun book series that will help your children step right into history by imagining that they they are a part of it. This is by far my children's favourite way of relating to history -- they just love to use what they are learning and...

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Why I’m Reading Juvenile Fiction

Why I’m Reading Juvenile Fiction

You know what's on my bedside table more often than not these days? Children's books. No, I don't mean picture books (which I'm already reading en mass to three little girls who beg me to from sun-up to sun-down), but what my children call "chapter books". Why would a...

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A Not “Back-to-School” Update

A Not “Back-to-School” Update

I'm sure your newsfeed has been as full of first day of school pictures and posts as mine has been! Public schoolers and homeschoolers alike are excited about sharp new pencils, shiny new books, and a fresh start. And there is something almost intoxicating about the...

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