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3 Brilliant Ways to Foster a Love for Reading in the First Five Years

My husband and I always wanted a big family. We also decided early on that we wanted to homeschool. When we had five kids in five years and things got a little bleary, we were intentional about at least one thing: We … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Your Preschooler with Younger Children Tagging On

Your oldest child is four or five years old, and you are considering homeschooling. But you also have at least one other younger child. How can you make this work? How do you homeschool your preschooler or Kindergartener with other, younger … Continue reading

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3 Reasons to Homeschool During Each Stage of Childhood

Regardless of your children's ages, you probably have overarching reasons to homeschool: teaching your faith to your kids, freedom to travel, meeting special learning needs, etc. But today I'd love to offer some specific reasons to homeschool at the various … Continue reading

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12 Learning Activities to Occupy Your Toddler During Homeschool

Homeschooling with toddlers is a delight, because they have a lot of energy and want to be involved. For those same reasons, homeschooling with toddlers can also be a challenge. Here are 12 ideas to occupy your toddler during your … Continue reading

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Let them play!!

A friend posted on Facebook earlier this week that her son had decided he no longer wishes to read ... he just wants to play and ride his bike all the time. Her comments made me smile as I recalled … Continue reading

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The Preschool Years Lay the Foundation

I peruse my bookshelves and see many old favorites. I must have read a few of these picture books to my children 100 times. But when I ask my now-grown children about them, they often don't remember. It's stunning, really. … Continue reading

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Do You Keep Quitting? Start Smaller

Growing up, the really religious kids, who loved Jesus way more than me, did devotions and read their Bibles for, like, at least an hour a day. I'm not one to back down from a challenge; I pushed myself to … Continue reading

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