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A Healthy Family

That well-rounded target we are aiming for could possible be the cause of a great deal of stress, both for us and for our children. As you lay out your schedule, plan a new school year, and fill in all of the extras, keep the health of your family in...

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Busy Days, Easy Dinners

Making the list, finding the deals, shopping, dragging groceries home, unloading, prepping, and then cooking can be exhausting. With the busyness of school starting, I try to keep my weekly dinner menu plans as quick and simple as possible....

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Organize Your Holidays

The season has quickly arrived and Christmas is in full swing. Between the shopping, math lessons, gift wrapping, science experiments, baking, and Bible studies, how does a homeschool mom juggle it all? Here are five tips that will help you organize your holidays and ensure that you can survive // even...

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Every Kid Should Have a Pony

When I was young – back in the olden days, by crikey – I longed for a pony. My longing would not be fulfilled by roly-poly bugs named Juan, stray cats that refused to cuddle, or the occasional frog that was captured, named, and snuggled, and who played dead at...

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The Climb

As homeschoolers, we want our children to do well. We hope that they will be smart, have a well-rounded education, get into good colleges, or find a career that they love. But in reaching that goal, let’s not let the destination become the main thing....

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Life Skills Practice for Elementary

Children don't automatically become efficient in organization or in keeping up with chores, no matter how many checklists, fun charts, or lectures we hand down to them. But, as your child progresses from elementary age to middle school, she will begin to understand the reasons underlying the foundation you've laid...

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