Homeschool

Goodreads: An Excellent Resource to Inspire Youth to Read
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By Karina Palmer I was inspired a few weeks ago to get a Goodreads account for my son, Alex, who recently turned 12. It’s turning out to be a wonderful resource for…

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Online Education Options For Middle And High Schoolers
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Online education options and tuition-free opportunities for middle and high school age kids are exploding! Our (almost) 13 and 15 year-olds are thrilled to be getting their own net books…

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What Our “Homeschool” Looks Like
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When I first considered homeschooling, I had a hard time imagining what it would actually look and be like. Here’s what ours is like right now. We start each day…

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Yes or No? ~Parent Choices
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by: Nicholeen Peck Is it easier to tell children yes or no when they ask a question? The answer to this question could depend on what kind of person you…

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A Revolutionary Project
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My son Nathan has been taking guitar lessons for a year and a half now. He’s getting very good. I bought him a used electric guitar at a yard sale.…

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Giving Freedom in Education
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My daughter wanted to try candy-making. I admit, I wasn’t overly enthusiastic. Freedom in education, I believe, is a very important. She purchased all the supplies with her own money.…

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The Power of Stories
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This is a guest post written by my dear friend and inspiration, Amanda Walker. Individuals, families and whole communities are connected through stories. These stories can make an average person…

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The New Commonwealth Schools
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Once children reach pre-teen age, their need to be separate from parents intensifies dramatically. They begin to develop their own identity more fully. They can be very susceptible to peer…

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Feature Films for Families
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On our last family trip, I grabbed some movies I had been keeping hidden in my drawer. Made by Featurefor Families (FFF), these shows consistently deliver engaging stories with strong,…

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Wild Bunny: Lessons in Life & Death
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Our daughter rescued a wild bunny from the jaws of our dog a few weeks ago. Last year our dogs found some newborn baby bunnies, but I thought they were…

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