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Homeschool Organizations Need this Book

Homeschool Organizations Need this Book
Homeschool Organizations Need this Book This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Pass this along, please! My friend Carol Topp wrote an important book for homeschool organizations. Carol told me she wrote this book because so many homeschool groups are hiring and paying workers, and are frequently confused about worker classification and tax reporting. Please share this with homeschool leaders...
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The HomeScholar Recommends Disney's Queen of Katwe

The HomeScholar Recommends Disney's Queen of Katwe
The HomeScholar Recommends Disney's Queen of Katwe Queen of Katwe – In Theaters This Month! Imagine my surprise when I got a call from my son's former employer (from back in high school). Elliott Neff, my son Kevin's chess mentor, runs a wonderful company called Chess for Life. He has been a chess coach for an amazing young woman from Uganda, Phiona Mutesi (Nalwanga). This young woman's life is so amazing, Disney has produced a full-length...
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TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine

TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine
TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis of Home School Enrichment Magazine This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Home School Enrichment Magazine is one magazine I've always loved, and I was so pleased they decided to write a review of my book on setting technology boundaries with your children. Check it out! TechnoLogic Review by Jonathan Lewis Home School Enrichment Magazine...
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Key Concept for Kinesthetic Kids

Key Concept for Kinesthetic Kids
This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Key Concept for Kinesthetic Kids If your child is constantly moving, wiggling, handling things, your child may be a kinesthetic learner. Little kids may be wiggly, tap their feet, move their legs when they sit, and get labelled as "hyperactive". If your teens are kinesthetic, you may notice they love to do things...
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Stop Pitchin' A Fit and Get this Book

Stop Pitchin' A Fit and Get this Book
This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Stop Pitchin' a Fit and Get this Book I read a great book this week! Pitchin' A Fit! is a new book by my friends Israel and Brook Wayne. This is a book about overcoming angry and stressed out parenting. I really liked it, and I think you'll like it, too! It's Vulnerable You...
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Wayward Prodigals Can Happen to Good Parents

Wayward Prodigals Can Happen to Good Parents
I received this book in exchange for an honest review - all opinions are my own. This post also contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. I hope you know by now that your family isn't perfect. I hope you understand that homeschooling is not a panacea for the human condition. Homeschooling is a great way to educate your child and raise...
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Hands Free Life Book Review

Hands Free Life Book Review
Affiliate disclaimer:  This post contains  affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Hands Free Life Book Review I requested a copy of the book Hands Free Life: Nine Habits for Overcoming Distraction, Living Better, and Loving More because I was so excited about the topic. I'm online and on social media a LOT for my job, and frequently I'm writing about the overuse...
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My Top Pick for New and Struggling Homeschoolers

My Top Pick for New and Struggling Homeschoolers
This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Curriculum for New and Struggling Homeschoolers You know what? I blame Cathy Duffy for my homeschool success, I truly do! She has been such an awesome resource for new and struggling homeschoolers for as long as I can remember. I strongly encourage you to have a copy of her Top Picks for your homeschool library...
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Personal Homeschool Testimonials

Personal Homeschool Testimonials
It is always so encouraging for me to receive personal homeschool testimonials from families that have been able to benefit from The HomeScholar. I just had to share these two that were posted on my Facebook. // ![DATA[ (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); // ]]> Post by Ginger Sorrells Dodson . // ![DATA[ (function(d, s,...
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Overseas Homeschool Friends - Listen Up!

Overseas Homeschool Friends - Listen Up!
This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. If you are living overseas and are homeschooling because you are military, missionary, or for other reasons live outside the US, I have a great resource for you to add to your home library. The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition One of my overseas homeschool parents suggested this, so I asked to review...
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Devoted to Devotions

Devoted to Devotions
Listen. Learn. Discern. Get guidance. Sounds great! Now if we could just teach our children to have a quiet time and devotional with the word of God, they could listen, learn, discern, and get guidance too! This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Proverbs 1:5 Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance....
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Christmas Reading List

Christmas Reading List
Relax and smell the peppermint mocha! Christmas is a great time to snuggle up with a warm beverage and read some classic literature. Christmastime is the perfect season for great literature.  Even during this frantic time, you can enjoy quality academics that don’t add to the craziness. During your busy season as a parent, pick a book or two for your family from my Christmas reading list. Encourage your teen to spend time relaxing with a...
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3 Big Ideas That Save Money on Gifts

3 Big Ideas That Save Money on Gifts
You can save money on gifts for the holidays! Several great ways to save money on gifts included: buying things that are useful AND are things you will eventually need to buy anyway.  Buying gifts that improve your chances of receiving really great scholarships saves you money in the long run, too! Here are three HUGE ideas to help you save money on gifts this holiday season.   1. Buy Great Books  Many homeschoolers love great...
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Games Across the Curriculum: Christmas Gift Suggestions

Games Across the Curriculum: Christmas Gift Suggestions
    Homeschooling is more fun for MANY reasons, but one reason it that we can play games instead of use curriculum.  Here are some great ideas you can give as Christmas gifts. Then in January you can incorporate games across all subject areas! In my homeschool, we scheduled a few hours every Friday just to play games. Sometimes they loved the games (Diplomacy!) and other times they tolerated the games (Elemento) but they were ALWAYS...
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Digging Into College Statistics

Digging Into College Statistics
This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. When you are looking at different colleges, spend some time enjoying college statistics before you visit. Little numbers on a page can indicate HUGE differences between colleges - and can explain how some colleges are "cheap" while others are a good investment.   First, look at college statistics that can indicate if your...
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