Posted in Book Reviews English High School Social Studies / History

Pro-Life Novel for Older Teens

Close to the Soul, a debut novel by Mary Jo Thayer set in the 1950s and 60s portrays a young woman who, with God’s help,…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Laying Down Our Lives for Our Children

No one has greater love than this,to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13) The above Scripture passage was part of the Gospel…

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Posted in Resources Unschooling

Resources for Catholic Unschooling

Unschooling is a homeschool philosophy largely based on child-led learning. It embraces the idea that children learn best when they want to learn something. It…

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Posted in Lesson Plans / Ideas Resources

Resources for Teaching Poetry

April is National Poetry Month which makes it a great time of year to add some poetry lessons into your homeschool. #poetry #homeschooling

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin featured in New Vision Book

The Martins are best known as the parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, a doctor of the Church known for her Little Way of holiness, but Louis and Zélie are saints in their own right.

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Posted in Curriculum

How to Pick a Curriculum / Resource List

How to Pick a Homeschool Curriculum #homeschooling #curriculum

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Homeschooling One: The Blessings and Challenges

What is it like to homeschool one child? We discuss the blessings and challenges.

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Posted in 5th grade 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade English High School Social Studies / History

A “Little House” Book for a New Generation

“Prairie Lotus” by Linda Sue Parks is a “Little House” book for a new generation

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Posted in Book Reviews High School

Treasures: Visible & Invisible

Eight stories for teens tied together by a shamrock-shaped stone that St. Patrick found. #CatholicFiction #Teens

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Posted in High School Religion

The Light of Tara – A Novel about St. Patrick

The Light of Tara is a work of historical fiction about St. Patrick #teens #YA #CatholicFiction

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