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Keeping Lent with Littles

Lent challenges adults on so many levels—through fasting, prayer, and almsgiving—and especially through cultivating a humble and contrite spirit. But what does that look like when our homes and hearts are occupied with young children?

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Homeschooling Your Child with Special Needs

Homeschooling has become a haven for kids the traditional school system has failed in some way. It’s not that there aren’t some great programs and talented teachers in the system; it’s mostly that the system may not fit your special needs child.

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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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Discerning Homeschooling in 7 Easy Steps

Thinking about homeschooling? Here are some tips to help you make this important decision.

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Help Making a Schedule

Is making a schedule and keeping it part of your new year’s plans for your homeschool? This podcast from Homeschooling Saints can help you do just that!

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Gain Peace by Creating Rhythm in Your Homeschool Day

Having a rhythm in your homeschool day can help provide peace and a gentle sense of order, all of which helps homeschool days run more smoothly.  

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The Value of Play-Based Learning

As homeschoolers, we get to cultivate our kids–these unique and unrepeatable souls–through an incredible variety of tools and techniques. Today’s guest is homeschool mom and entrepreneur, Chantal Baros, here to share some insights on Play-Based Learning!

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Homeschooling 101 You Can Do This!

Homeschooling Saints offers two videos/podcasts on beginning homeschooling. #homeschooling

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Time for End of Year Reporting

It is that time of year again: time to complete end-of-year reports for homeschooling. If you live in a state that requires you to report, your reports may take various forms. Some of the most common are submitting standardized test scores, a progress report, or a portfolio showing samples of work from the year.

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How to Incorporate Charlotte Mason Notebooks in Your Homeschool

In The Living Page: Keeping Notebooks with Charlotte Mason, Laurie Bestvater explores the various types of notebooks Charlotte Mason used and how we might incorporate them into our homeschools.

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