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Lessons in Faith and Education from St. Antoine Daniel

We never know how God may use our feeble efforts. St. Antoine Daniel offers a model of how to teach.

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Homeschooling Children Who Are Wired Differently
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Homeschooling Kids who are Wired Differently

The Homeschooling Saints Podcast is a wonderful resource for Catholic homeschoolers. Check out Episode 9 on Homeschooling Kids Who Are Wired Differently.   Episode 9:…

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Learning to Cope with Learning Challenges

I had been teaching my nine-year-old son for three years, and we began having difficulties in math and some other areas of responsibility. A passionate…

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How to Help your Child Cope with Stress
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How to Help Your Child Cope with Stress

What is Stress? When we think of stress we might think of the pressures of adult living – the pile of work that needs to…

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An Organizational Guide for the Rest of Us

Do you look at your friends’ organized homes with a little bit of envy? Do you wonder how they manage to keep their living spaces…

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When You Need Help Homeschooling
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When You Need Help Homeschooling

In its early days (1970s-1980s), modern homeschooling was often a complete rejection of traditional school. Homeschooling parents, many of whom had to fly under the…

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How to do Active Reading with your Young Child
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How to do “Active Reading” with your Young Child

Reading to your child from the time he or she is born is a wonderful, rewarding activity. Not only does it serve as an opportunity…

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Help Your Homeschooled Introvert to Thrive
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Help your Homeschooled Introvert to Thrive

Are you homeschooling an introverted child? Introverted and extroverted are ways of describing how people prefer to interact with the world. According to Susan Cain,…

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Senior Year Hail Mary Play for College

Bad Things Can Happen “The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray” ~ Robert Burns When you start homeschooling, you don’t plan…

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How to Fight the February Funk
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How to Fight the February Funk

Despite being the shortest month, February is the bane of most homeschooler’s year. The holidays are far in the rear-view mirror, family members are aggravating…

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