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Round and Round(ing): A Numbers Project

There's nothing like a real-life example to cement some math skills! 
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Helping Kids Find Vision and Set Goals

Homeschooling offers kids the time to better explore their interests. 
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Encouraging Independence and a "We" Team Environment

The last two principles for building a strong relationship with your child.
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Earnest Listening & Allowing Risk

Homeschooling is built upon a strong relationship with our kids. Here are ideas for cultivating that relationship.
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Being Intentional with Time and Words

Homeschooling builds upon a strong relationship with our kids. Here are some ideas for cultivating that relationship.
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6 Ways Not to Destroy Your Child’s Imagination!

Esolen’s book offers valuable tips on how to encourage a healthy imagination in your children. Here are some takeaways. 
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5 More Recipes for Busy Homeschoolers

Tasty, filling recipes that are also easy to make? Yes, please.
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For Unto Us a Child Is Born

Give yourself grace to scale back to the essentials during some season—like welcoming a new baby to your home! 
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The Year of Letting Go

Homeschooling has allowed me to prepare my children for adventures of their own. 
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Recipe for Success: My reflections on the book that every student should read

A book review of 5 Principles for a Successful Life by Newt Gingrich and Jackie Gingrich Cushman.
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Who Wants an Imaginative Child? Do You?

Esolen’s tongue-in-cheek book examines ways that parents can inadvertently harm their children’s imagination.
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Teaching Kids to Accept “No”

One of the benefits is that it helps children respect others boundaries and set their own.  
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All in the Family: Experiences with Adoption, An Interview with Dr. Steven Hake

“If you sense a call to adopt, pursue it. Don’t be discouraged by the red-tape, the setbacks, and the delays," encourages Dr. Steven Hake, homeschool dad, and Professor of Literature at Patrick Henry College.
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Delegation: A New Approach

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The Joy of Anticipation

True fulfillment isn’t in acquisition; it’s about the labors of love, the joy of expectation, the hope in anticipation.
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Thoughts from a Visit to the House of Mourning

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Personality Types and Learning from Each Other

If one of your children learns differently from you or their siblings, see it as an opportunity!
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Bounty and Ballast

What might be a comfort to us could be a necessity to someone else, and I don’t want to get bogged down with ballast which could prove a blessing to another. May we always remember to give freely as we have received.
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5 Conversations to Consider Having with Your Child

These insightful topics can jumpstart deeper discussions.
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Bravery and Failure: Teaching Our Kids Resilience

What is more important for our kids? Performing well or being resilient in the face of challenges? 
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