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Documenting life experiences in a high school transcript

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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I’d be a millionaire if I had a dime for everyone who contacted me with fear in their eyes and panic in their voices because…it was time to do a high school transcript! OK, to be fair, I once felt the same way. As a matter of fact, when we first started homeschooling, I had […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day Resources

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr Day, a Federal holiday celebrated annually on the third Monday in January. Dr. King’s actual birthday is January 15, but the date we recognize it was set by the Uniform Monday Holiday Act (yes, really, Congress took the time to legally decide that…). Anyway, while some people take the […]

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Coffee and Conversation #128 – Author Highlight: Laura Resau

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Welcome to Coffee and Conversation #128 – and what a treat we have for you today! Multicultural Children’s Book Day is coming up (check back here on January 27!) and in doing some research for that event (you know me – into anything book-related) my youngest daughter and I happened upon a wonderful author. As a […]

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Surprising STEM Flicks from AmazonVideo

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Ever on the lookout for STEM resources, I came across these neat flicks from AmazonVideo recently. Although I’m a big fan of Amazon already, and may or may not have bought, um, more than “my share” of stuff from them, I’ve only recently delved into their streaming service. Our family has been with a competitor […]

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Welcome to 31 Days of Praying for Your Homeschool!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and Happy New Year! Welcome to the “31 Days of Praying 4 Your Homeschool” prayer challenge! The challenge is pretty self-explanatory, but what the title doesn’t tell you is that the remainder of these devotionals will be shared solely via email. So…what that means is that to get them, to be challenged and encouraged, […]

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How to accommodate for the lack of a guidance counselor

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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One of the obvious potential limitations to homeschooling high school is the absence of a guidance counselor’s office. A good guidance counselor can provide much-needed assistance for both teens and parents as students begin preparing for college and life beyond high school.   There is no denying that getting your kids on a good path […]

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Coffee and Conversation #123 – The #314yourhs Prayer Challenge

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #123 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!  

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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

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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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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5 Important Spiritual Lessons from Election Day

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Yesterday I wrote about five life lessons that we can learn from and pass on to our children from this Presidential election season. Today we’re gonna dig a little deeper. No doubt by day’s end there will be large swaths of the US population reeling from the election results – no matter what they are. […]

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5 Important Life Lessons from Election Day…

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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 …and how to teach them. Although I don’t tend to write on political topics, I am always on the lookout for life lessons. And this election season was rife with them.   We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly.You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure […]

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