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NOVEMBER 27, 2020

Christmas Advent Calendar Ideas

As a child, Advent calendars were one of my favorite traditions with my family. We typically had two calendars, a hanging Santa with pockets full of candy, and a nativity Christmas storybook.…

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NOVEMBER 26, 2020

December Homeschool Printables

Can you believe it's is the end of the year already? I'm definitely not complaining. A new year is always a wonderful thing, full of promise and hope. But, I feel like we should all get a t-shirt…

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NOVEMBER 26, 2020

Making the Mid-Year Switch to Homeschooling

This post is contributed by Time4Learning. Can you start homeschooling in the middle of the year? Of course! By now, you probably did research on all the necessary actions that are required…

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NOVEMBER 25, 2020

Crush Weekend Boredom with 8 Fun Kid Activities

  In this age of digitization, social media, and full schedules, boredom is something that you'd think we wouldn't experience. Yet, children are always wanting a challenge and even more…

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NOVEMBER 25, 2020

Holiday Homeschooling Survival Tips!

Holidays alone can be stressful but add in homeschooling kids who'd rather dream about what's hiding in mom's closet and you've got a sure-fire recipe for chaos. Your homeschool schedule certainly…

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NOVEMBER 24, 2020

World Schooling: Helping Kids Thrive in a Time of Chaos

Hi, I'm Crystal, mom in a world schooling family of four! Like everyone else, we started this year out with a lot of plans. I will pause till you are done laughing... I think it’s…

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NOVEMBER 23, 2020

Thanksgiving Activities for Homeschoolers

Sponsored by Time4Learning. Thanksgiving unit studies and activities combine history, art, culture, food, science, math, reading and more. From baking goods, drawing pictures, crafting, comparing…

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NOVEMBER 20, 2020

Thanksgiving’s Traditional History

Can enemies set aside differences for the benefit of all? In some cases, yes, and that’s what took place at the first Thanksgiving (although they weren’t all “enemies” exactly). That…

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NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Preparing Teens for Independence  

We love our children. Yet, the goal for our teens is to become self-sustaining adults, who move out  of our house, and exude confidence and success without us. Right? With the academic curriculum …

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NOVEMBER 18, 2020

8 Tips for Teaching Gratitude in an Entitled World

To raise a grateful child, parents must move beyond merely teaching the importance of please and thank you. Children need to learn ideas in concrete terms. Helping your child see what being grateful…

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