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4 Activities for Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

4 Activities for Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month, and children of any age can participate in related activities to kick off the season! No matter what age your children are, there are interactive games and activities that will help them learn more about Native...

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Teaching Children on How to Interact with Animals

Teaching Children on How to Interact with Animals

No matter if you have animals at home or not, it’s still important for children to learn appropriate interactions with them. From hamsters to birds to dogs to cats, all animals will vary in their behavior and temperament when it comes to children. It’s good to teach...

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How Your Child Learns New Languages

How Your Child Learns New Languages

You are most likely amazed by how well your children learn and build upon their capabilities. Kids are like sponges when they’re growing, and it’s easier for them to learn new ideas, languages, and social skills at an earlier age. But how do you best support them in...

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3 Ways to “Catch Up” Pandemic-Induced Reading Loss

3 Ways to “Catch Up” Pandemic-Induced Reading Loss

Parents are concerned, teachers are concerned, even the Department of Education is concerned. Learning loss due to COVID-19 is a real issue across the United States. Even the best laid out virtual and hybrid plans could not compensate for the lack of engagement and...

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Teaching Your Children About Gender Fluidity

Teaching Your Children About Gender Fluidity

Gender fluidity and awareness is an important topic to talk with your child about, no matter their age. It’s almost easier to talk to them about gender the younger they are, as they haven’t necessarily learned any preconceived notions related to it yet. These...

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Covid Vaccine Will Be Available for Younger Children

Covid Vaccine Will Be Available for Younger Children

Just announced in late October, the Covid-19 vaccine will soon be available for children ages 5-11 years old. The vaccine has not gotten the full approval from the FDA and CDC yet, but that approval is expected to arrive in only a few days. Vaccinations According to...

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Staying Safe This Halloween

Staying Safe This Halloween

No matter the age of your kids, Halloween is a big deal. The chance to dress up as your favorite character from comics, movies, toys, and more, all while receiving candy doesn’t seem to contain any negatives. But with Covid-19 variants still persistent, you may be...

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Activities to Get into The Spooky Mood!

Activities to Get into The Spooky Mood!

Before you know it, it will be time to carve pumpkins and stock up on Halloween candy. While you still have some time to savor the Fall season, Halloween is right around the corner! And what better way to get your children excited for the holiday than some...

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Allergens 101: What You Need To Know

Allergens 101: What You Need To Know

If you frequently bring treats for your children’s activities and schooling, chances are you’re realizing chocolate chip cookies aren’t going to cut it. Children are facing more and more food allergens, with a whopping estimate of 5.6 million children under 18.  With...

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How a Housekeeper Can Improve Your Homeschooling Experience

How a Housekeeper Can Improve Your Homeschooling Experience

Being a homeschool parent takes a lot of time and work. Many homeschool parents find that there is little free time to complete the necessary tasks during the day like cleaning the bathroom and doing the laundry. Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you have time...

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How to Raise a Social Child While Homeschooling

How to Raise a Social Child While Homeschooling

One of the biggest fears a new homeschool parent has is that their child won’t learn proper socialization skills if they aren’t enrolled in public school. This is far from the truth, as any seasoned homeschool parent. Raising a child with healthy social skills not...

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Homeschooling Children on the Spectrum

Homeschooling Children on the Spectrum

If your child is on the autism spectrum, it can be very difficult finding the right school for their education and learning. Teachers can offer only so much support when their classroom is full, and some specialized schools may not be available in your area. You may...

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How To Homeschool on A Budget

How To Homeschool on A Budget

Deciding to homeschool your children is a big step in the education world. There are many steps involved in determining the time and resources involved in taking on your children’s learning. Once you start diving into the curriculum and figuring out extracurricular...

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5 Ways to Celebrate Fall’s Arrival!

5 Ways to Celebrate Fall’s Arrival!

As the air gets cooler and the days shorter, your heart may realize fall is here before your mind. And whether you are a fan of crisp leaves and apple cider or not, everybody can get into the Fall festive mood. Your children may already be antsy for a break from...

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African Americans and Homeschooling 2021

African Americans and Homeschooling 2021

BACKGROUND The homeschool movement has expanded it’s reach dramatically during the 2020/2021 pandemic and its related lockdowns and forced school closures.  Many families have decided to not to send their K to 12 students back to school despite broadscale re-openings...

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Fueling Your Brain for Optimal Achievement

Fueling Your Brain for Optimal Achievement

You are what you eat.  Have you heard this saying before? You may be rolling your eyes and thinking, yes, only a million times. Well good, because it’s the truth! If you’re feeling sluggish midway through the school day, this read is worth your time. If not, good for...

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Typing Programs for Kids

Typing Programs for Kids

Everyone uses computers these days. Even if you’re stressing the importance of handwriting to your kids, you’re probably using an online program to assist you in your homeschooling efforts. Here are some great online typing courses to help your kids become keyboard...

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Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching Kids About Money

Before your eyes, your child is growing up quickly. It may have felt like just yesterday when they began Kindergarten, and today they’re almost in middle school. You may have laid out the groundwork for basic money skills when they were younger, but it can’t hurt to...

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How To Help Your Child Balance School & Fun

How To Help Your Child Balance School & Fun

Raising your children this past year and a half has had it’s share of ups and downs, to put it mildly. Both of your worlds were flipped when schooling became home-bound, and you became the teacher. This process alone can be a huge transition for anybody, let alone...

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4 Ways to Homeschool in the Car

4 Ways to Homeschool in the Car

Even though homeschooling offers more flexibility than public school, you can still find yourself so busy that there isn’t enough time to do everything in the day. If you’re running to doctor’s appointments, band practice, sports, and church, why not use that time in...

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How to Teach Your Child to Wash Their Hands

How to Teach Your Child to Wash Their Hands

Fall is quickly approaching, and with it comes cold and flu season. Even if you homeschool your children, they can be exposed to germs at the playground, library, and local rec center. Anyone who comes into your home can also bring germs with them. Learning the...

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