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When Life Changes …

We really don’t have any choice but to change with it. New things come, old things go. some routines that we have held onto for years simply no longer work for where we find ourselves. It happens and is more … Continue reading

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Resolutions

Why not consider some resolutions for your homeschool as well as for your personal life? Homeschool Resolutions for a New Year – AOP Homeschooling A Homeschooler’s New Year’s Resolutions – A Quiet Simple Life with Sallie Borrink 7 New Year’s … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas

If you are following my FB page, you know that I’ve been sharing things about the holidays this month. I have a few links scheduled for this topic too, but I like this page because it has separate links for … Continue reading

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What’s Christmas without Christmas Music?

I love Christmas music. Here are some of the stories behind some of the very best songs (and a few not-so-great ones, too): 10 of the Best Classic Christmas Carols and the Stories Behind Them – Interesting Literature 10 Unusual … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Light of the World with Chanukah

One of the first things you probably notice is that Chanukah can be spelled different ways. This happens with transliterated languages. The following page has some wonderful “stuff” for studying Chanukah. You really won’t want to search for anything else. … Continue reading

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December Unit Study Ideas

I’ve listed several unit studies on my FB page, but here are a few more: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Unit Study – Homeschool Helper Online December Themed Activities for Kids (livingmontessorinow.com) 40+ Free Resources for a Christmas Around the … Continue reading

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Advent

Have you ever thought about what that word means? It has to do with eagerly awaiting something. If you have not been involved in Christian teachings about Christmas, you may never have heard of Advent. In fact, even some Christians … Continue reading

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Dysteachia

Maybe you have not heard the word used in the title of today’s post before; maybe you have.  Either way, we need to be aware that while 20% of the population DOES have dyslexia, the rest do not.  What if … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP!!!!

We’re almost at the end of Dyslexia Awareness month and I hope that the posts I have written both here and on my FB page have been a help to you.  Today’s message is about not giving up.  Anytime your … Continue reading

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More on the Science of Reading

Many people begin with The Reading League when they want to learn about the Science of Reading. Here’s another great place for information. Check out their guides here. This page links to what Shanahan has to say. You might be … Continue reading

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