Category: Homeschooling

Easter traditions included treasure hunt

Easter traditions included treasure hunt

Does your family have any Easter traditions? Good Friday is tomorrow, and Easter Sunday or Resurrection Sunday lands on April 4. Last Easter looked different. In fact as children grow up, celebrations change, but some traditions remain. Easter traditions often involve eggs, candy, flowers, new, spring outfits, church services, and family gatherings. My family incorporates…

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Comparing homeschooling and home-based education

Comparing homeschooling and home-based education

A year has passed since my last day as a homeschool teacher, but since March, my children studied at home again due to COVID-19. I’ve heard many discussions about the home-based education measures taken because of the pandemic. Views vary to the extremes. But major differences exist between the two: responsibility and investment. I still…

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Five traits to remember this school year

Five traits to remember this school year

It’s the beginning of another school year, and check lists are everywhere. We have them for school supplies, clothes, extra-curricular activities. Schools even share lists that we can add to our own. Magazine articles are encouraging us to start our school routines early for smooth transitions. I have those lists also, but my most important…

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Biblical resources answer tough science questions

Biblical resources answer tough science questions

Are you seeking resources that incorporate both the Bible and science? Well, I have some suggestions that may interest you. Through the years, we have discovered treasured resources to supplement our homeschool classes. I’d like to recommend Answers in Genesis for homeschoolers and for anyone wishing to incorporate these books, movies, and magazines into their…

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5 benefits of homeschooling

5 benefits of homeschooling

If you have ever educated your children at home, you know it is hard but rewarding work. Here are a few perks about homeschooling for those considering this educational alternative. 1. Your children are close friends. They play, share books, and talk. They care about each other and miss each other when they are separated.…

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