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Homeschooling High School Geography

  Homeschooling High School? Need to teach geography? Over the past two months, I’ve written a trio of posts about homeschooling high school geography, over on the Bright Ideas Press blog. I can’t repost them on my blog, since I wrote them for Bright Ideas Press, but I can point …

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Bible Lesson

*Note: I wrote this Charlie Brown Thanksgiving lesson post last year and never got it posted. I’ve edited it minimally, but we actually did this activity last year.* You probably don’t normally think “Charlie Brown” when you think of Bible lessons. You probably don’t think “chalk art,” either, for that matter. …

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How Do We Teach Self-Esteem?

I don’t agree with child-centric parenting. I am not going to tell you that your child’s self-esteem is the most important thing, or that your child needs to be built up so much they think they are the most special person on the planet, or that your kids don’t need …

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Back to School 2016-2017: 11th, 8th, 5th Grade

*Posts contain affiliate links.* I can’t believe summer is over. I am unusually unready for the start of the school year–and my favorite season of the year (fall.) I don’t mean I’m not ready with curriculum or books or an organized school space (though, I’m not exactly prepared there, either.) …

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Homeschool High School Dual Credit

One of the scary things about homeschooling is entering new phases and doing things you’ve never done before, especially if you’re the “trailblazers” in your group. Like, say, homeschool high school dual credit. Though we personally know a few homeschoolers with kids older than ours, most of my kids’ homeschooling friends …