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Sponsored by Time4Writing.com The English language is complex, no doubt about it. Hidden among the thousands of common words we use every day, lurk some of the most troublesome. There are…


One of the benefits of homeschooling is that we’re not obliged to box our children into any set curriculum or someone else’s standards. This means that sometimes when we’re asked what curriculum…



Volunteer Contributor Post I often hear fellow mom friends, whose children attend elementary and middle school in traditional schools, complain about standardized testing.  I feel so sorry…


Why use Scripture Writing as Copy work? New to Scripture writing? It’s a great way to incorporate copy work into your homeschool, or to add an extra dimension to your daily quiet time! Designed…


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FEBRUARY 20, 2019

How about that New Start?

The new year is well underway.  The holidays are behind us and we are all thinking about how to finish off our year. This is the time I like to stop and reflect on how our school year is going…


One of the joys of homeschooling is being able to help your children put their thoughts into words. However, the next phase can get a little tricky. Evaluating your children’s writing can be…


Calling all lovebirds - it’s almost time for Valentine’s Day! For many families, this is one of the best holidays of the year (next to Christmas). And, kids get tons of candy, so they’re…