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No-Hurry Heritage Studies

One of the best things about raising kids is passing on our spiritual and national heritage.

Obviously our Christian faith is of utmost priority; that’s a major reason why we homeschool them. 546 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

"Hands On" Art

The first child picked up the brush and dunked it in the paint. As the paint dripped off onto her hand she ran the brush back and forth spreading a thick coat all over her hand and arm. 287 more words

Early Childhood Education

Setting Expectations

“Setting expectations” is part of classroom management 101. What they mean is, getting the kids comfortable with the routines and with how they are supposed to behave at various points in the day. 263 more words

Early Childhood Education

Are you teachable?

Adulting is hard. Add a child or two to the mix and things get really spicy, really quickly. Think about it, some days you wake up on the wrong side of the bed. 464 more words

"Whatever is True"

If you were to ask my childhood friends to name a character trait of mine growing up, I’m willing to bet more than one of them would say “honesty.” Yep, I was that annoying kid who you’d better not ask to go along with your schemes because she would probably end up tattling on you. 909 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

Change Passwords to Protect Yourself

Most of us collect too many passwords to remember.

But if you’re concerned about identity theft or have already experienced an online security breach, you know it’s a must to change passwords routinely to thwart hackers. 124 more words

Money Saving Tip

Teaching Kids to Learn with Pride: An Interview with Kara Siemens | Homeschool Helpers

Kara Siemens is a 5th and 6th grade math teacher and math and science curriculum specialist at the Arkansas School for the Deaf (ASD) in Little Rock, Arkansas. 1,254 more words

Teachable Moments