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Don’t Let the Cold Keep You From A Winter Nature Study Exploration

Don’t Let the Cold Keep You From A Winter Nature Study Exploration

Winter can be a time of ho-hum doldrum homeschooling. We get so stuck in the books that we forget that just outside our windows is a vast world to be explored. But, in winter we often don’t want to go exploring do we? It’s just […]

15 Leftover Turkey Recipes

15 Leftover Turkey Recipes

With Thanksgiving coming up soon I’m sure you are imagining delicious turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and dinner rolls. Just last week at our church potluck someone made a casserole and when asked they said it was basically Thanksgiving in a crock-pot. Yum! Casseroles are just […]

What to Say to the Homeschooling Critics

What to Say to the Homeschooling Critics

Whether you are just starting out homeschooling, or you’ve been homeschooling for years chances are you’ve been met with a critic or two. Often they present you with a question that immediately puts you on the defense concerning your choice to homeschool. Such homeschooling critics […]

10 MORE Ways to Study the Periodic Table of Elements

10 MORE Ways to Study the Periodic Table of Elements

Science can be dry and boring. Or, it can be an exciting hands-on adventure. And the periodic table is no exception. Oh sure, that table is full of what could be dull facts that can make many the student’s head swirl with boredom. But, that […]

100 Must Read Things for Parents of Gifted Children to Read

100 Must Read Things for Parents of Gifted Children to Read

Being a parent to a gifted child is in itself a gift. Although, there will be many days when we’ll think it’s the opposite. Parenting a gifted child comes with great joys as well as extreme frustrations. Often we are tested in our role as […]

100 Proven Ways to Have a Stronger Marriage

100 Proven Ways to Have a Stronger Marriage

A marriage is a living entity. It grows and changes over time. It is two people working together to in a symbiotic relationship. But, just as anything without proper sustenance, without proper care, it can become stagnant. That doesn’t mean it’s dead, it is still […]

10 Cool Ways to Study the Periodic Table in Homeschool

10 Cool Ways to Study the Periodic Table in Homeschool

I remember in school having to memorize sections of the periodic table.  I remember thinking how boring it was. I also remember that I would memorize what I needed to know for the test, but would forget most of it, if not all of it, […]

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens

As diligent parents we want to lead our teenagers in developing good character traits as they continue to develop into adulthood. But discipline can lead to confrontation which may make for less discipline and more confrontation when emotions are running high. It’s a difficult problem […]