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Good Money Habits for Kids

Good Money Habits for Kids

Finances can be tricky for adults of any age, let alone when it comes time to teaching your children about money! But don’t worry, making sure your kids have a good clear and basic understanding of money can help them get set for success no matter what career they...

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Expectations of Our Children

Expectations of Our Children

In today’s hectic world, it is far too easy to get caught up in the regular routines and forget to check in on our children. Every day brings it’s own set of challenges and for some kids, it can be overwhelming. Whether you homeschool or send your kids to a...

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Teaching Kids to be Truly Healthy

Teaching Kids to be Truly Healthy

For many people, January is a time to make New Year Resolutions. These can be anything and everything, and even a lot of children and young adults strive to make changes to their day-to-day lives. So, whether you or your child has decided to be healthier this year,...

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Student Portfolios

Student Portfolios

Since the dawn of schools, there have always been a set of tests or evaluations to assess how well a child is learning. This helps them move forward into the next grade all the way through their school years, and shows how they are doing academically. But are tests...

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Fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Activities

Nothing sounds more like St. Patrick’s day than four-leaf clovers and rainbows, so here are some fun activities you can do with your children to help celebrate the holiday! Treasure Hunt Everyone has heard about the Pot O’ Gold at the end of the rainbow. Although kids...

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Why Teach A Foreign Language To Homeschoolers?

Why Teach A Foreign Language To Homeschoolers?

THE LANGUAGE LEARNING GAP IN THE U.S. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 60 million Americans speak a language other than English at home. But more than 231 million speak only English at home, and don't know another language well enough to use it for communication...

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Education Trends This Year

Education Trends This Year

Every parent knows that schools are undergoing a massive overhaul in their education systems. For years, teaching kids has been pretty much the same since our parents were taught. Schools and educators now know that these methods do not work for every child, and that...

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The Reading Program that Works for Your Kid

The Reading Program that Works for Your Kid

If your child is struggling to read, there are many different routes you can take to help them out. Whether you are leaning towards a full-blown tutor or simply adding more reading into their day, there is a way to help them succeed! Figuring Out the Challenges First...

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Tech and Schools: What’s to Come

Tech and Schools: What’s to Come

More and more, technology is increasing in today’s schools and only gaining popularity. It is a great tool to help keep student’s more involved and active in their teaching and schoolwork, both in and out of the classroom. But will technology keep increasing each...

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Teaching Your Kids Other Country’s Beliefs

Teaching Your Kids Other Country’s Beliefs

It can be easy to fall into your normal routines and beliefs without so much as a second glance to what someone else may believe or be experiencing. But it can be detrimental to you and your family if you are always stuck in your own mindset and belief system. It can...

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Everything About the ACT

Everything About the ACT

Whether your teen is days away from taking the ACT or even years away, it can never be a bad idea to brush up on the ins and outs of the ACT. Many teenagers get nervous about taking the test and want to do good, and will rely on you to help them out. If you have a...

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Meditation for Your Kids

Meditation for Your Kids

Whether your children are feeling the pressures of school, social media, extracurricular activities or getting older, there are a plethora of reasons as to why your kids may feel burned out. Everybody of any age needs a break, and it can be hard for children to know...

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Recognizing Apprehension in Your Kids’ Studies

Recognizing Apprehension in Your Kids’ Studies

Do you notice your children avoiding homework? Or dreading going to school everyday? Depending on their course load and teachers, there could be something more going on at school that is making them apprehensive about learning. Depending on your child’s changing...

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Traveling the World with Children

Traveling the World with Children

Everybody loves a vacation, and they are always well deserved. You may take time for yourself and stay home for a few days, or decide to take a week and visit family or friends in a different state. However you choose to spend your travels, they can always be a great...

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Safe Winter Driving with Your Teen

Safe Winter Driving with Your Teen

Most adults know that it is no small feat barreling through snowstorms and icy roads. That’s why it’s important to make sure your teen knows the safety protocols for all your vehicles, and for the road.  Safety First Whether your teen is in the early stages of driving...

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Enjoying the Winter Weather

Enjoying the Winter Weather

If your children can not wait for winter and the upcoming snow, you may be at a loss for activities in the cold weather. But there is plenty to do whether it is the weekend or a snow day from school and work! Playing Outdoors The bare bones snow is all you need to get...

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Multi-Age Classrooms

Multi-Age Classrooms

Multi-age classrooms may be a new concept to you, and you would not be the first one either! But as some schools integrated this method into their systems a few years ago, they are seeing some great learning in their students! What Are Multi-Age Classrooms? It is...

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Teaching Robotics To Homeschoolers

Teaching Robotics To Homeschoolers

If you’re a homeschool parent looking for a “new direction” for your curriculum, robotics offers a great way to do something totally different and generally fascinating to most kids.   The need to study robotics isn’t going anywhere. It’s here to stay. Robotics has,...

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Why Your Kids Need a Debate Class

Why Your Kids Need a Debate Class

As schools shift focuses on learning and remove certain classes or activities, one class or team that should never disappear is a debate class. Although most children do not see the value in these classes and usually do not enjoy them, a debate class is a great way...

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Boosting Your Child’s Self Esteem

Boosting Your Child’s Self Esteem

We all know how difficult growing up can be for any child. With today’s technology, it can be even trickier for kids to feel special and not focus on the wrong things when it comes to their self-esteem. For many parents, it is hard to convey how much we love our...

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Attachment Parenting

Attachment Parenting

Parenting is a constant, ebb and flow style for every new and veteran parent in the world. Talk to any parent, and they will always have a method or idea to share about what has worked (or has not!) for raising a child or children. Although most people cannot say...

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