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Math: A Great Beginning Process

Math: A Great Beginning Process

Experience, lots of it, has taught me time and time again that much of learning math skills and concepts in the early formative years is going to be learned through manipulatives, not workbooks. Granted, there may be children who already understand the connection...

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Tips for the 2022 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Tips for the 2022 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Get Ready for this year's BIG SUMMER Homeschool Conference! It is happening virtually June 10th and 11th, that's next week!!! Woo-hoo!!! To get all the juicy details..... I put together a handy pdf guidebook which has all the details for the LIVE, pre-recorded talks,...

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Introducing Littles to History!

Introducing Littles to History!

With the younger set, I really love to begin an introduction of history, and the concept of time, by simply telling stories.   What kind of stories? I often began with the stories of my own family.  My little ones and yours LOVE to hear the stories about "when mommy...

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3 Tips to Overcome the End of Year Struggle

3 Tips to Overcome the End of Year Struggle

The struggle is REAL. Do you ever feel as though you are not doing enough for your homeschooled kiddos? Or you are not sure if what you are currently doing is the right thing? Do you ask yourself, "Am I ruining my kids for life?  Am I setting them up for failure?"...

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Top Picks Medieval Books

Top Picks Medieval Books

For many years I had the rich treasure of reviewing books for our family's book business, Emmanuel Books. It is a joy to read and review thousands of books offered today to choose the very best ones that fit not only our family, but the needs of the thousands of...

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Top Picks Ancient Egypt Books

Top Picks Ancient Egypt Books

For many years I had the rich treasure of reviewing books for our family's book business, Emmanuel Books. It is a joy to read and review thousands of books offered today to choose the very best ones that fit not only our family, but the needs of the thousands of...

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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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Homeschooling Lifestyle: All Souls’ Day with Children

Homeschooling Lifestyle: 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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Math: A Great Beginning Process

Math: A Great Beginning Process

Experience, lots of it, has taught me time and time again that much of learning math skills and concepts in the early formative years is going to be learned through manipulatives, not workbooks. Granted, there may be children who already understand the connection...

read more
Tips for the 2022 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Tips for the 2022 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Get Ready for this year's BIG SUMMER Homeschool Conference! It is happening virtually June 10th and 11th, that's next week!!! Woo-hoo!!! To get all the juicy details..... I put together a handy pdf guidebook which has all the details for the LIVE, pre-recorded talks,...

read more
Introducing Littles to History!

Introducing Littles to History!

With the younger set, I really love to begin an introduction of history, and the concept of time, by simply telling stories.   What kind of stories? I often began with the stories of my own family.  My little ones and yours LOVE to hear the stories about "when mommy...

read more