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Homeschool using Living History

Homeschool using Living History

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Living History AUDIO "Living history" is infectious and constitutes a deep level of understanding. For our family, history is a family adventure, we immersed ourselves in a variety of time periods, even to point of having joined a...

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Introducing Your Little Ones to History!

With the younger set, I really love to begin an introduction of history and the concept of time by telling stories.  We often begin with the stories of our own family.  Little ones LOVE the "when mommy and daddy were little..." stories! We go through family photos of...

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Paola’s Book Bites: Medieval Times

Light to the Nations, Part I: The Development of Christian Civilization Publisher: Catholic Schools Textbook Project Use this text for any study of the Medieval time period.  It is especially good to use as your framework text, and the teacher manual will also prove...

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Featured Author: CAROLINE DALE SNEDEKER

Featured Author: CAROLINE DALE SNEDEKER Rarely do splendid characters reach across space and time, inviting us into the unexpected familiar of the past. Living history books are truly great treasures and Caroline Dale Snedeker writes just such works. Mrs. Snedeker...

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Paola’s Book Bites: Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors By Marian Broida No study of Ancient Egypt can be complete without some exploration into the other cultures that existed at the same time and what better way than to add hands-on fun along with informative text. This unique...

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Count Your Blessings

This Thanksgiving Day share with family and friends the original proclamation from President George Washington that, in 1789, proclaimed this holiday a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to God: Thanksgiving Proclamation George Washington President of the United...

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Seven Lies About Catholic History

by Diane Moczar The author takes a close look at seven lies perpetuated by the culture and academia about the Catholic Church. She does not sugar coat any of the situations or deny corruption in the Church when it did, unfortunately, occur. In every age, but...

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400

Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400

Begin by checking out any local functions. In our area the local Shakespeare company is hosting a special one hour event whereby over 50+ people are going to recite famous lines, one by one, from ALL of his plays and do so in just one hour...noon today!     If there...

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Will the real Guy Fawkes please stand…

Yesterday November 5th all England and the countries once under British rule celebrated Guy Fawkes day. This is the day marking the failed attempt in 1605 by a small group of conspirators whose plan was to blow up Parliament and King James I.  The failed attempt is...

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Questions for the Thinker Study Guides

By Fran Rutherford Truly this is an answer to a prayer. Ordinarily I eschew study guides for they tend to limit discussion and understanding by providing ready answers! However, Questions for Thinkers Study Guides are very DIFFERENT simply because of the wonderful...

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Get Ready to Thrive in Your Homeschool

4 simple steps to create your best year! 25+ years of homeschool experience compressed into 1 simple guide. Written by Paola Ciskanik

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Feast Day Resources: Annunciation

Feast Day Resources: Annunciation

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Annunciation Resources AUDIO   Mary's Yes and Our Yes! The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord is a beloved feast day, for it is the day we rejoice in Mary’s YES to God!  It only stands to reason that we and the Church...

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Holy Week in Your Homeschool

Holy Week in Your Homeschool

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Holy Week in Your Homeschool AUDIO It's coming! That most sacred of weeks in the liturgical year, Holy Week! When the kids were little, I was much more on top of the liturgical colors and the upcoming liturgical seasons. Why? Well,...

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St. Patrick’s Day Family Style

St. Patrick’s Day Family Style

St. Patrick was amazing, he was all about prayer! I became overwhelmed at the sheer number of prayers attributed to this holy man, not only ones he wrote, but also many that were inspired by him.

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Making New Friends Catholic Community Style

Making New Friends Catholic Community Style

Paola Ciskanik, 25+ year homeschool veteran and host of the Catholic Homeschool Community shows you how to make new friends who are on the same homeschool journey! In this quick video we explore the Mighty Networks platform where we host our private, ad free, safe and...

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Homeschooling During Lent

Homeschooling During Lent

 Catholic Homeschool Online · Homeschooling During Lent AUDIO Are your plans for Lent fitting into your homeschooling? Or are you still not sure what your family is doing this Lent? Are you already stressed??? Homeschooling is the wonderful blend of Faith AND...

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