Posted in Book Reviews History

Three Patriotic Picture Books

These three picture books share important lessons in sacrifice, honor, and resilience.

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Posted in Book Reviews English Lesson Plans / Ideas

Parent’s Guide to Children’s Literature

Cheri Blomquist provides parents, especially those who homeschool, a great service with her new guide to children’s literature.

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Posted in Book Reviews

New Devotional for Catholic Homeschool Moms

Allow Jesus to teach you first so that you can be an effective teacher to your children. #homeschooling #Catholic

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

Popes, Emperors, and Elephants

Popes, Emperors, and Elephants is a fun, interesting read, sure to pique the interest of even those who don’t relish studying history.

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Posted in Book Reviews Latin

Learn Latin Prayers with Your Family

A lovely way to add some Latin to your homeschool or family prayer time.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Coping with Homeschool Planning and Self-Doubt

It takes courage to be a homeschooler. Whether you excitedly chose to homeschool or were shoved into it due to life circumstances, it takes a…

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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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