History

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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Family of God: Grandparent Interview Activity Kit

by Maryanne Patterson This Grandparent Activity Kit is an additional kit from the author of Family of God that is a great way to sample her amazing history program as well as creating a treasure of family history.  In her words, “Living relatives are a treasure trove...

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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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Behavior and Discipline

Behavior and Discipline

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog: Behavior And Discipline (Audio) “Remember you are not perfect, and your kids have free will.” These precious words, uttered by a soul sister in Christ, have saved me time and time again! As a young mom I held fast to the erroneous...

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Two Truths in 25 Years of Homeschooling

Two Truths in 25 Years of Homeschooling

Catholic Homeschool Online · Two Truths In 25 Years Homeschooling AUDIO Yup! that is correct only two! Actually, there are many more! As I look back, not only over this year, but also over my 25 years of homeschooling my seven children, TWO very profound truths rise...

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Want to Change Behavior?

Want to Change Behavior?

 Catholic Homeschool Online · Want To Change A Behavior? (Audio) Yesterday in our Thrive member only session, the topic of changing behaviors came up. For example, you have a child who constantly daydreams or dawdles instead of doing their required assignments. What...

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Checking in: How are you?

Checking in: How are you?

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog:Checking In: How Are You? Overwhelmed or Having Fun? Just a quick note for a quick check-in... I am “Going to St. Joseph” these days of Advent and asking him in particular to protect your beautiful family. I am currently re-reading...

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Sharing All Souls’ Day with Children

Sharing All Souls’ Day with Children

This past year we had quite a few funerals, more than I can ever remember. I suppose in part it is due to my “getting on in years.” In part though, it was because some very dear ones died way too soon. I am especially missing some very dear, soul sisters in Christ,...

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