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8 Ways to Finish Your Homeschool Year Strong

When spring rolls around, it gets harder and harder to keep young minds focused on staying inside and finishing up the school year. As warm weather beckons outdoors, it’s tempting to put off schoolwork and head outside! Here is a … Continue reading

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Reading Aloud Without Squashing the Life out of Your Lively Child

He bounces out of bed like a pogo stick, dashes outside to jump on the trampoline, eats breakfast while hanging upside down from the bar stool asking a minimum of 523 questions, and then—just when you think he’s worn out—he races … Continue reading

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Homeschool Tips & Tricks: FAQs, Best Practices for Homeschooling

Are you thinking of making the switch to homeschooling, or looking for some best practices to bolster your existing homeschool routine? Whether you’re looking for homeschool tips for beginners, tips for successful homeschooling during COVID-19, or tips for homeschooling as … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Homeschooling TCKs

Shortly before the pandemic, my missionary family was in the States visiting our supporting churches. One Sunday we were driving home from church and my 12-year-old son said, “Are all American kids like that?” There was nothing particularly wrong with … Continue reading

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8 Ways for Homeschool Moms to Get More Sleep

For many families, homeschooling means more sleep. And that is good news for kids. But what about moms? Sleep deprivation seems like part of the job description. And let's be honest: It is hard to serve your family well when … Continue reading

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Fun Tricks for Memorizing the Values of Math U See Blocks

Math U See is probably my favorite math program of all time, as it is easy to use, easy to learn from, easy to teach, and easy to grade. I love just sitting back and watching them quickly do their … Continue reading

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6 Remedies When Your Child's Spelling Is Not Up to Par

Has your child ever written a completely indiscernible sentence? Is their spelling so atrocious that you can’t even make out simple words? Has their spelling worsened since the never-ending spring break coronavirus quarantine and the subsequent shift to virtual schooling? … Continue reading

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