Why Homeschooling Is Your Best Option Today

Why Homeschooling Is Your Best Option Today

Consider me the bearer of bad news, because I have to tell you something that you may not want to hear: there is something seriously wrong with the public schools. But this is old news.

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How Do You Teach Your Children to Love Learning?

How Do You Teach Your Children to Love Learning?

It’s not difficult to knock the curiosity out of a child.

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Rote Learning Is a Bad Word!

Rote Learning Is a Bad Word!

A common practice of any serious scholar since time immemorial, rote learning has received an undeservingly bad rap in the postmodern Western world.

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Should You Let Your Children Read Abridged Books?

Should You Let Your Children Read Abridged Books?

Should you let your children read abridged books? It’s a question worth asking.

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The Comparison Trap: a Homeschooler’s #1 Enemy

The Comparison Trap: a Homeschooler’s #1 Enemy

My kids are behind!” Tell me honestly, as a homeschooler, have you not had the same thought at least once?!

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The Homeschooling Morning Ritual

The Homeschooling Morning Ritual

The morning can swallow your time if you don't have a ritual in place especially when you’re homeschooling.

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Eating Your Way to Civility: 6 Dinnertime Tips for Raising Children With Good Character

Eating Your Way to Civility: 6 Dinnertime Tips for Raising Children With Good Character

Dinnertime is a prime time to have meaningful conversations with your children and guide them in the right ways.  Here are six tips and strategies you can use to optimize the benefits of eating together.

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How to Put Dinner on the Table Every Night Without Fail

How to Put Dinner on the Table Every Night Without Fail

A home without family meals is missing a vital ingredient. That’s why I’ve put together 9 easy steps to mealtime planning to guarantee your dinnertime success.

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The Perfect Parenting Crime

The Perfect Parenting Crime

I witnessed the perfect parenting crime the other night.

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7 Secrets Every Smart Homeschooler Knows

7 Secrets Every Smart Homeschooler Knows

Here are a few maxims that successful homeschoolers understand.

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When Children Hear the Sound of a Rifle, They Miss the Song of the Bird

When Children Hear the Sound of a Rifle, They Miss the Song of the Bird

Time in nature is not leisure time. It’s an essential investment in our children’s health.

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To Read or Not to Read Shakespeare with Your Children

To Read or Not to Read Shakespeare with Your Children

While some parents are exposing their children to Shakespeare at early ages, it might not be the wisest thing to do.

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Is Your Child Defiant And Does It Even Matter?

Is Your Child Defiant And Does It Even Matter?

He looked me straight in the eyes and didn't flinch, as if to say, "Go right ahead!"

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100 Manners Every Well-Bred Child Should Know

100 Manners Every Well-Bred Child Should Know

Here are 100 manners that I hope you will agree every child should know.

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Phonics App vs. Phonics Book: Which Is Better?

Phonics App vs. Phonics Book:  Which Is Better?

Should you buy a phonics book and teach your child to read, or should you hand the task over to your computer?

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5 Free Activities You Can Do with Your Children in the Fall

5 Free Activities You Can Do with Your Children in the Fall

There's something so satisfying about doing things with your family that doesn't cost a penny!

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Math, Cake and Some Facts for Homeschoolers

Math, Cake and Some Facts for Homeschoolers

There were a couple of things I caught on to; however, that will make math a lot more fun and easier to teach.

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5 Reasons Why You Are Too Blessed to Be Stressed When Homeschooling

5 Reasons Why You Are Too Blessed to Be Stressed When Homeschooling

You can look at homeschooling in one of two ways: homeschooling is too stressful or homeschooling is a privilege.

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A Three Season Recipe for Raising Happier Children

A Three Season Recipe for Raising Happier Children

"Could the young but realize how soon they will become mere walking bundles of habits, they would give more heed to their conduct while in the plastic state."  

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Why Every Parent Can and Should Teach Their Children Latin

Why Every Parent Can and Should Teach Their Children Latin

If you are homeschooling, or you have a child in school somewhere, you really should consider teaching your child Latin. It isn’t difficult to teach the beginning years, and I know from teaching children Latin that they thoroughly enjoy it.

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