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New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

New Year’s Resolutions for Parents

Many people set aside time and energy for bettering themselves with the new year. It’s a great way to look forward and stay positive, no matter what the coming year may have in store. But what about for families? How can you as a parent help to improve yourself and...

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Portable Homeschool Opportunities

Portable Homeschool Opportunities

One of the obvious advantages of homeschooling is its portability. Many families travel as a way of life and depend on homeschooling to assure their children will receive an adequate K to 12 education while on the road or during military deployments.  Families with...

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Lockdown Lessons Learned from Homeschool Parents

Lockdown Lessons Learned from Homeschool Parents

It’s beginning to feel as though we’re seeing a glimmer of light at the end of the pandemic tunnel and we’re beginning to focus on what the “new normal” will look like. It’s been a stressful near-two-years for students, teachers and parents and we’re all hoping we’ve...

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Allowing the Change of the Season to Ignite Learning at Home!

Allowing the Change of the Season to Ignite Learning at Home!

What could be better than strolling through multi-colored leaves on a mild fall day?  Letting nature create your next lesson plan for you!  This is the best time of year to use the educational resources that are at your fingertips.  But how do you incorporate nature...

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What Your Kids Aren’t Taught in School

What Your Kids Aren’t Taught in School

Being an adult, it may be hard to think back on your childhood and remember exactly when and where you were taught life skills. Was it in school or at home? Besides the major items like walking and talking, many parents forget that most life lessons begin at home. Or...

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How to Deal with Bullying

How to Deal with Bullying

One out of every five students (20.2%) report being bullied. This statistic should be at zero, but every adult knows what it’s like growing up, and how easily one can ridicule another. The reasons behind bullying can vary greatly, and figuring out how your child may...

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Activities for Children on the Spectrum

Activities for Children on the Spectrum

Many parents with children on the spectrum are faced with a different challenge during these recent times. Ensuring your child is learning and also staying engaged can be difficult, whether your child is on the spectrum or not. But to really help your child succeed,...

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Public vs. Private School: Which is Best?

Public vs. Private School: Which is Best?

Changing schools can be a difficult decision to make, no matter the age of your child or children. You may be deciding whether to start your child in public or private school, or making the change from one to the other if your children aren’t happy. Although there...

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What Children Learn Through Playing

What Children Learn Through Playing

When you say to your child, “Okay, go ahead and play now” you may be thinking it’s wasted time for learning. But as humans, we are always learning, even in the smallest or most insignificant tasks. Children are no different, and soak up information constantly, so even...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

On behalf of Global Student Network, we would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! It is our hope that your holiday is filled with love, laughter & gratitude.    

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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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