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5 Perks Every Homeschool Family Should Take Advantage Of

One key benefit of homeschooling is the opportunity for flexibility and fun. Children can still achieve an excellent education without the chains of a set school year or fixed schedule. These homeschool perks mean families can maximize memory-making together. Here … Continue reading

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8 Low Budget Ways to Add Performing Arts to Your Homeschool

I own it: ours is a family that values the arts. As such, our homeschool is one where we prioritize immersion and exposure to all forms of creative expression. Fellow homeschoolers often lament that while they find it easy to … Continue reading

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Extension Activities for James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

I love to supplement the literature-based approach of Sonlight with hands-on crafts and extension activities. Besides the Hands-on History kit available for purchase, I like to add on even more projects inspired by the great books we read. I find that … Continue reading

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The best time of year ...

Many people look forward to Spring every year, because it's a time of new beginnings. Others claim that Christmas is their favorite time of year ... with all the decorations and music and good food and secrets. In our small … Continue reading

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I Love My Library

  While we always have plenty to do to keep us occupied these winter days, sometimes I find that we get "cabin fever" and a change of scenery does us good. That's when I like to load up the kids … Continue reading

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Yep ... it's that time of year. In the next few days my house is going to smell the best it will smell all year. The odor of cooking apples, cinnamon and cloves ... in addition to the smell of … Continue reading

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