Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade Book Reviews Kindergarten Preschool

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town

‘Twas the Day Before Christmas in Bethlehem Town by Leslie Bond Diggins with illustrations by Erin Nelson is a lovely picture book for young children

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Posted in Book Reviews English History

Royal and Ancient by Amanda Lauer

Royal and Ancient by Amanda Lauer Review: Lauer has done a masterful job of intertwining romance, intrigue, history, and faith into her new epic story….

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Posted in Resources

Cardinal Newman Society’s 8th annual Essay Scholarship Contest

The contest application and essay are due by February 20th, 2024, and the Cardinal Newman Society will announce the winner by the end of May. 

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Posted in English Resources

Falling in Love with Literature

Books can spark our imaginations, take us on adventures, and teach us life lessons. Today, writer and veteran homeschooler Cheri Blomquist is here to talk about Falling in Love with Literature!

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Posted in Book Reviews

The Harwood Mysteries Continues

This is the 5th book in the Harwood Mysteries, and I do believe it is my favorite.

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Posted in Practical Tips

Homeschooling During Major Transitions

If your family experiences a sudden shift in your circumstances in the midst of a homeschool year, your life together can suddenly become very challenging.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Introduce Children to Cloistered Life

Invite your children into the cloister of a Dominican convent with Sister Clare Gets Ready for Prayer! Captivate the hearts of your children with this charming story as they help a contemplative cloistered nun prepare for prayer.

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Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade 3rd grade 4th grade Book Reviews Religion

Teach Children to Be Who God Wants Them to Be

The Glory of God by Maria J. Bain is a lovely picture book designed to introduce children to living how God wants them to live.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Learn About Our Lady of Champion (Our Lady of Good Help)

Two wonderful resources to help your children (and you!) learn about this apparition are the new Glory Story from Holy Heroes and Theoni Bell’s novel, The Woman in the Trees.

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Posted in 8th grade Book Reviews High School

Mystery & Faith: The Ghosts of Westthorpe Academy

This contemporary faith-based novel combines an intriguing mystery with speculative elements for Catholic teens and is the first book in the Westthorpe Academy Mysteries.

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