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Six Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling

November is the traditional time of year for giving thanks to God for all of our blessings during the course of the year, but any…

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Discerning Homeschooling

by Janalin Hood When the idea of home schooling came to me I was rather skeptical. As the daughter of public educators and as a…

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As the Big Yellow School Bus Rolls By and My Child is Not On It

Traditional school is starting this week in my city.  All of the school supplies have been on sale at all of the stores, the lunches…

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What About Socialization? The Moral Child is the Socialized Child

You’ve decided to make the leap and homeschool next school year. You’ve found support from some friends and family, and you’ve found others who are…

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God at Work: The Beauty of Hindsight

Today, a fellow homeschooler needed her two children dropped off at her babysitter after our weekly gathering. The babysitter lives close to me so she…

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Educating Those with Special Needs

My friend Christine Hebert recently had a book review published in Lilipoh magazine. They gave her a stack of copies which she graciously shared with…

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Homeschooling Support

Each Friday, my children and I get together with our local Catholic homeschooling group. The children play while the moms pray, vent, exchange ideas, do…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling

Knowing of my interest in unschooling, a friend sent me this link today: The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling by Leo Babauta. He describes unschooling as…

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The Cure for Your Child’s Boredom?

It’s back to school time, which often means it is also back to a frenetic pace of extra-curricular activities. We want our children to be…

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In Education, Sometimes Less is More

The trend in traditional education these days is that more is better – more hours, more days, more instruction. The local Catholic elementary school lengthened…

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