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Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right For You?
Posted in Styles of Homeschooling The Homeschooling Life

Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right for You

Hybrid homeschooling can offer the best of both traditional schooling and homeschooling, but it can also have its challenges. Here are some things to consider when determining if hybrid homeschooling is right for you.

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Accepting the Gift
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Accepting the Gift – Resources for Special Needs Parents

Accepting the Gift offers resources for Catholic special needs parents including a new home-based religious education program. #specialneeds #homeschooling #religiouseducation

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The Big Brain Book
Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School Science

Learn About the Brain

The Big Brain Book: How it Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill, PhD is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the brain and what it means for your life.

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Posted in Practical Tips

Time for a Mid-Year Reboot?

The Christmas break can provide an opportunity to adjust what is not working in our homeschool.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The Importance of Homeschool Breaks

Whether it is Christmas break or a midwinter break or summer vacation, both parents and children need a periodic break from schooling. #homeschoolinglife

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Posted in Book Reviews

Time Travel Adventure to Meet St. Nick

Mr. Baker’s catechism classes are literally brought to life with a special time-traveling book. In this newest story, one of Mr. Baker’s students, Theo, is whisked away to discover more about the real St. Nicholas.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Homeschooling

Erika Ahern of Verity Ed shares what she has learned over her years of homeschooling. #homeschooling

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Building Executive Function Skills in Moms and Kids

Ginny Kochis talks about building executive function in moms and kids. #executivefunction #homeschooling

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Advent Wreath
Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The History and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Where did this tradition come from, of lighting four candles in an evergreen wreath to mark the weeks preceding Christmas?

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Posted in Why We Homeschool

Reasons to Be Thankful for Homeschooling

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it is the perfect time to give thanks for the gift of homeschooling. #homeschooling

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