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NOVEMBER 17, 2020

Build Writing Skills with NaNoWriMo!

Sponsored by Time4Writing. What’s so great about November? It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! Back in 1999, a challenge was issued for creative writers to write 50,000 words…

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NOVEMBER 9, 2020

4 Reasons to Choose Online Homeschool Curriculum

Sponsored by Calvert Homeschool. It’s common for online learning to intimidate homeschool parents who are used to using textbooks. However, many families that make the switch to online curriculum…

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NOVEMBER 4, 2020

November Homeschool Printables

November Homeschool Calendar Printable November is one of our favorite months here at [caption id="attachment_151051" align="alignright" width="290"] Click to print the calendar.[/caption] There…

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NOVEMBER 3, 2020

Tips for New Homeschoolers

Over 2 million families began homeschooling in September 2020. For new homeschoolers, it can be difficult to get started and maintain that exciting feeling at the beginning of the year where…

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NOVEMBER 2, 2020

How to Learn Outside No Matter the Weather

You don't have to be a full-on crunchy nature-lover to recognize the value of getting kids outdoors. Researchers worldwide have touted the benefits of outdoor play and learning in nature as antidotes…

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OCTOBER 28, 2020

Are You Battling the Homeschool Blues?

Sponsored by Time4Learning. Getting discouraged during the homeschool year is like running into a red light when you’re in a rush. It’s inevitable. I should know, I’ve been there. I…

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OCTOBER 27, 2020

6 Mom-Tested Mess-Free Crafts

  Crafting is a fun activity for children and moms of any age, but many of your child’s favorite crafts are a pain to clean up. Painting, slime making, and even at-home pottery kits…

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OCTOBER 26, 2020

7 Mom-Tips to Help Your Child Sleep at Night

Difficulty concentrating on homeschool? Having behavior issues during the day? To get a good night’s sleep, your child needs to be able to get to sleep and stay that way. Most children…

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OCTOBER 23, 2020

The Importance of Setting a Daily Homeschool Learning Schedule

The coronavirus pandemic has created a mass homeschooling migration like no other. Parents that would have never entertained the idea of teaching their children at home are now desperately scrambling…

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OCTOBER 21, 2020

Get Ready to Vote — for Writing!

Sponsored by Time4Writing. This year is an election year! For homeschoolers, it’s an interesting addition to any social studies curriculum. You can learn more with your child about caucuses…

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