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Extracurricular Activities

Extracurricular activities have both positives and negatives. On the one hand, they can offer creative electives options and help build experience. On the other hand, they can take over a family's schedule, both academic and otherwise. It is important to go into all extracurricular planning with balance and boundaries in...

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Using Your Blog to Make Money

As you research, remember that brands range widely from the well known to the local. Don't be afraid to contact big companies or hesitant to partner with a friend down the street. Your goal is to find brands that complement your site goals and connect with your audience while also...

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Bring Language Learning Home

Some moms don’t feel qualified to teach a language they can’t speak themselves. Others believe their children should focus on English first, so they won’t confuse their grammar and vocabulary. Still other moms worry about the effort required to manage children of different ages and ability levels who are learning...

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Homeschooling Outside the Box

Winter is almost upon us, and with that comes so many exciting things to look forward to: chilly weather, mugs of hot chocolate and marshmallows, family gatherings, and in many areas, even snowy goodness to play in. If you have had a rough start to this homeschooling year, or if this...

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Dream Big

In this article, I'd like to highlight students who have chosen to homeschool because they want to pursue a passion. They see no reason to try to fit this interest around the constraints of a school day or wait until after graduation to pursue it. These students are living proof...

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