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Peer Pressure – Turning Nuggets of Coal to Diamonds

Hi there! Welcome to our very first episode of Homeschool Freedom Fridays! Today I’m talking about how to deal with peer pressure head on – and teach our kids to do the same! Watch this short video, and then scroll below for the resources and information that I refer to inside… Thanks for joining me […]

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Coffee and Conversation #137 – Announcing…

Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #137! Today’s post “speaks” for itself! Looking forward to seeing you on Friday! Now, on to our features! 😉 6 Household Chemicals to Replace with Vinegar While cleaning the bathroom the other day, I realized how thankful I was for my very favorite cleaning product, and the […]

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In the hustle and bustle of life, making a date with your kid guarantees intentional one-on-one time. Here are some simple and easy-to-do activities to try. Have fun with these kid date ideas!

20+ Date-With-Your-Kid Ideas

Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of life, we forget about the little ones.  Whether you’re a SAHM or WAHM, or otherwise employed outside of the home, it’s possible to try and cram way too much stuff into your life and, well, you-know-who gets the short end of the stick. “Kid date ideas” really aren’t […]

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Coffee and Conversation #135 – 4 Reasons to Celebrate Dr Seuss

Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #135! Think Dr. Seuss is just for kids? Awhile back I wrote a post for iHomeschool Network about celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with your teens and pre-teens. I have to admit, that was pretty challenging because the more I looked for interesting ideas the more activities and ideas […]

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The ABCs of How We Learn: Learning how our kids learn helps us to become better teachers! There's always room for growth - and this is a super resource to have around! Recommended for homeschool teachers of middle- and high-schoolers.

Book Review – The ABCs of How We Learn

The best way to ensure that your homeschooling experience is successful (by whatever standard you measure) is to know how your child learns. The reason for that is because there are a ton of ways to learn! Traditional schools focus on just a few of them, of course, by virtue of necessity. There are only so […]

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