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Have you visited it yet? Introducing the Ultimate Naturalist's Library from The Handbook of Nature Study. Don't miss the special discount code at the end! Barb McCoy (Harmony Art Mom) makes it easy to enrich your homeschool with nature study. She offers all you need in one spot for one price! Can you believe this [...]

Write From … History

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Late last year author, Kimberly Garcia, contacted and asked if we'd be interested in reviewing any of her books in the Write From History series. Did we ever! One look told me that my boys would enjoy them and I wasn't mistaken at all. The books are wonderfully done and written with the homeschooler in [...]

Introduce Your Children to Shakespeare

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Do you hesitate to introduce Shakespeare's plays because you think your children aren't old enough?  Do you think it would be too confusing, or that they might form an early dislike of the world's most famous plays? Let me encourage you to give it a try!  My eight-year-old son and eleven-year-old daughter have both enjoyed [...]

A Healthier You by A Beka Books

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It seems to be that time of year again, when we begin to think about the coming year, and our children's needs for curriculum.  One of the areas that I sometimes have missed in our homeschool has been in health education.  We have always added PE into the mix, but did not start working with [...]

Homeschool PE, Fitness and Sports

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We all know physical fitness is important and plays a big role in overall health.  Childhood obesity rates are climbing as well as diseases that are directly linked to our sedentary society. What can we do as homeschool parents to ensure that our children not only have a life-long love of learning, but a life-long [...]

Learning to Sew with Sewing School {a Review}

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As an avid sewer myself, I knew that sewing was a life skill I wanted my girls to have. But sometimes it’s hard to teach a beginner when you’ve been doing something for so long that it’s become second nature to you. That’s why I was excited to find Sewing School by Amie Petronis Plumley [...]

Seton Religion for Young Catholics

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While we have made many changes in our homeschool over the years, the one thing that has stayed consistent has been our use of Religion for Young Catholics from Seton.  Ever since Jacob started kindergarten eight years ago it has been our one mainstay. We have stayed with the Seton books for religion instruction because [...]

Stack the States {Kindle App}

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Did you know that Tennessee is nicknamed the "volunteer state"? Can your child identify his states and capitals with ease? What about the state flags, any of those looking familiar?  States and capitals are something we want our kids to know. But, we don't want to make a big fuss over it and have it [...]