Category: Homeschooling

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Our Modern One-Room Schoolhouse

By Laura Simon Whenever I tell someone I homeschool my kids, they get a far-away look in their eyes and I can tell they’re imagining what on earth “home school”...

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Raising Resilient Children

By Guest Bloggers Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden Counselors Devon Davis and Bekah Sidden teamed up a few years ago to present “Raising Resilient Children: Helping Our...

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Big Family Living

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Ruiz It seems that everywhere I go I get stares, looks, comments, pointing, and the occasional under-breath snicker.  Do I invoke curiosity?...

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Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I’m no stranger to this back-to-school thing.  Just last year, I was preparing for my fourteenth year as a classroom teacher while...

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Tutoring Directory

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Whether you have a child in Elementary, Middle or High School, we know that often times they need a little extra help when it comes to...

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Indoor Activities for Kids this Winter

By Sandy Fielders Harper It’s the start of a new year and the winter season has settled in. Some days are just too cold to have the kids running around outside. So...

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The Benefits of Homeschooling

By Guest Blogger Ellen Dockham When people find out I homeschool my two kids, ages 9 and 12, I get a variety of reactions, many of which can be summed up in the comment,...

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Educational Choices: Taking It Day by Day and Kid By Kid

By Guest Blogger Greta W. Most of us 80’s kids grew up during a time when everyone went to a “neighborhood” school. I remember growing up in Pfafftown and going...

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Fun Idea: Sensory Bins

By Kelly Gunzenhauser When my kids were younger, I needed to keep them busy one day, so I dumped their big Legos into a water table and poured water over them. I set it...

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To Homeschool or Not

By Katherine Graham I have a fabulous kid that is miserable in his current educational setting. He attends an excellent school with great teachers. He has all that a...