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10 Tips for Online Safety

As the Internet becomes more and more accessible in our homes and on the go on our phones and tablets, it becomes increasingly important that we remain vigilant for the safety of ourselves and our children. Here are ten tips for Internet users to practice and for parents to teach...

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Can I Afford to Homeschool?

Any whirl around the Internet or a homeschool convention will reveal that homeschooling can be quite expensive. While still cheaper than many private school options, hundreds of dollars can be spent each year on curriculum and resources. But, it doesn't have to be that way. In fact, when you take...

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What About Socialization?

If you mention homeschooling to very many people, you are likely to get the 20-million-dollar question. It comes in a variety of forms. While it may sound like, “How will they make friends?” or, “What about the prom?”, these questions all fall into one category: “What about socialization?”...

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Activities for Teaching Bible

One great way to both take the challenge out of teaching and make learning Scripture personal and effective is to simply expand on what we are learning ourselves. Bible lessons do not have to take hours and be incredibly in depth to make a difference. Sometimes a five minute story...

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Can I Teach Multiple Ages?

Do you remember reading about the old-fashioned one-room school house? Children of all ages filed into a single room each day, arranged in desks according to their levels. Now such schools seem foreign in an age where children are divided by age and grade on a regular basis. But, not...

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Obstacles to Homeschooling

While obstacles can make homeschooling more difficult, they do not need to dash your hopes of being able to homeschool completely. With some thought and creativity you can often find ways to overcome these issues and create a wonderful homeschooling experience for your family....

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Is Bible a Subject to Teach?

The academic study of Scripture, then, is not merely chasing a curiosity but broadening our understanding of what God said. Look back at the beginning: the Bible is the Word of God. We ought to do our best to understand it. That means we will explore how it was written,...

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