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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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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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Posted in Book Reviews

Are You Homeschooling a Child who is “Differently Wired?”

Do you have a child who is “differently wired?” Perhaps he or she has an official diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, learning disability,…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Research Study for Homeschooling Parents of Twice-Exceptional Children

Homeschooling Gifted and Twice-exceptional Children Study ·       Are you, or have you been, a homeschooling parent with a gifted or twice-exceptional child? ·       Have you…

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Posted in Book Reviews Why We Homeschool

Do You Need to Rethink School?

Susan Wise Bauer is a work in progress, just like the rest of us. The author of The Well-Trained Mind and the Story of the…

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Curious about Gifted, Catholic Homeschooling? Here are 5 Things You Need to Know

Are you a Catholic family with a quirky, gifted kid? Are you curious about homeschooling your poppy, or maybe not sure you’re doing it right?…

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10 Ways Homeschooling Can Heal Your Family
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10 Ways Homeschooling Can Heal Your Family

Homeschooling can heal your family. Here are 10 ways to find joy again. The phone rings. The number is familiar. I can barely hear the…

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5 Tips for Helping Children follow Verbal Instructions
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5 Tips for Teaching Children to Follow Verbal Instructions

This scene happens frequently in our house: Me: “Mouse, please go upstairs, make your bed, pick up the clothes on the floor, and bring down…

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Posted in Math

Times Tales – Learn Times Tables in a New Way!

I’ve heard about Times Tales for a while. The DVD promises that children will learn their upper times tables in an hour. I had also…

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