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Decades of Thanksgiving

A creative way to count your blessings A few weeks ago, Chris Stefanick — a Catholic writer, speaker, and founder of Real Life Catholic —…

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Posted in Practical Tips

Building Character Through Discernment and Planning of Service and Activities

A very careful examination of what God wants for each child with the talents and gifts given will lead to the proper and moderate amount of academics, sports, activities, and service that will really contribute to the whole family as well as each individual child.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

What to Do When Your Friends Stop Homeschooling

It’s hard when your friends stop homeschooling. Here’s how to cope.

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Posted in Resources

Use Holy Heroes in Your Homeschool

Holy Heroes has created a free PDF to illustrate how you can use their products in your homeschool by subject and age.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The Joys of Reading Aloud

Ever wonder which educational activity will bring you and your family the most enduring and impactful results? Reading aloud to our children can bless them beyond measure, now and throughout their lives. Today’s guest, Maureen Wittmann, has spoken and written extensively on the topic of The Power of Read-Alouds!

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Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews History

Book Review – Crossbows and Crucifixes

This historical fiction for teens focuses on the persecution of Catholics in England during the late 1500s.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Children’s Books About the Eucharist

CatholicMom.com writers share their favorite books about the Eucharist for children.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Help Your Children Love the Eucharist

The lives of the saints can help demonstrate the truth of the Eucharist and help foster devotion in both children and adults.

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Posted in English High School Religion Resources

Tan Courses Buy One Get One Free

The cultivation of wisdom and knowledge has been an integral part of the Church since its beginnings. The great saints and doctors of the Church have long propagated faith and reason as both playing a vital role in the Catholic Tradition. Delve into Scripture, moral theology, Church teachings, history, and more with this vast selection of faith-filled courses. 

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Incorporating Jane Austen in Your Homeschool

Jane Austen is a perennial favorite of homeschool students and their parents because of great stories, wit—and wisdom! Today’s lovely guest is author Haley Stewart, to share a wonderful resource she has created: Jane Austen’s Genius Guide to Life!

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