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It's Money Smart Week - Do Something!

This week, you’ll find dozens of free events with plenty of financial tips – it’s Money Smart Week! Time to boost your money smarts and develop a lifetime skill. 305 more words

News & Views

The 2017 Plague of Snack Locusts

Do the right thing.

Don’t do the wrong thing.

Until recently, I’d have said that these statements were basically the same. Both express an important virtue that homeschooling parents want to pass on to their children. 751 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

Get Set, Go! Egg Hunts for Nest Eggs

Easter egg hunts are sooooo much fun when you’re a kid…oh, the thrill of racing to scoop ‘em up. But hunting to find a big enough nest egg to afford retirement? 318 more words

Money Saving Tip

God, Guns, Gravy, Grits and Country Music--What a 14-Year-Old-Teen Learned on a Road Trip Heading South

When we decided to journey South for Spring Break, Brooke had no idea what she was in  for. She has been to Florida many times–Disney, Ft. 652 more words

Oh No...Dandelion Is Retired?!

Last week was National Retirement Planning Week – did it pass by unnoticed? Life got in your way? Or, you decided to put off planning, like so many of us do?  320 more words

Facts & Trends

Don’t Listen to the Voice of Fear

As a homeschooling parent, a little part of my mind exists in a constant state of panic. After all, I’ve taken four children’s futures into my own rather shaky grasp. 818 more words

Everyday Homeschooling

Surviving a Blockbuster Exhibit

If you are in DC right now, the hot ticket to get is the Hirshhorn’s “Infinity Mirrors.” Just go on your favorite social media site and look for #infinitekusama, you’ll see what I mean. 688 more words

Early Childhood Education