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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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Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Lenten Reading Plan AUDIO Wow!  It always seems that Lent arrives just when I need it most!  Am I ready??? It always happens that I feel so dry right about now; I feel overwhelmed. Then, by the grace of God, in comes the season of...

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Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Is Mommy Doubt Setting In Now AUDIO I can remember vividly thinking that my mom knew everything.  She was my superhero, who lived by the motto, “Things will always work out!” How did she do it all? My mom worked the tough job as a...

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Top Tips to Wrap Up the Year

Top Tips to Wrap Up the Year

 Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Top Tips To Wrap Up The Year AUDIO Here we are in the middle Christmas preparations and the new year is looming fast.....so I will be quick... The struggle is REAL this time of year!! Do you ever feel as though you are not doing...

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“Heavenly Peace” During Advent

“Heavenly Peace” During Advent

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Heavenly Peace During Advent AUDIO Maintaining peace of heart as a mother during Advent may, in fact, seem a Christmas miracle. Lists, activities, shopping, cleaning, cooking, and decorating threaten to turn the bustle into hustle. We...

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Cultivating Your Women Friends

Cultivating Your Women Friends

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Cultivating Women Friends Audio It’s good to stop and smell the roses! Never take your women friends for granted. I need to remember that every now and then. I need to take a break and connect with other women. On the spur of the...

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Homeschooling Using Strengths

Homeschooling Using Strengths

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Homeschool Using Strengths AUDIO Ever since I can recall, I have always been fascinated by people’s interests and what has led them to where they are! In fact, it actually spilled into my planning and choices of how and what and why I...

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Spreading the JOY of Our Faith

Spreading the JOY of Our Faith

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Spreading The Joy Of Our Faith AUDIO Truth....young children are capable of so much more than we realize. I have found that children have a special capacity to get to the heart of some really sophisticated and complex realities of our...

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Children’s Catholic Bibles For Homeschooling

Children’s Catholic Bibles For Homeschooling

Beginner Bibles Great Adventure Kids Bible Series By Emily Cavins and Sarah Christmyer Publisher: Ascension Press This dynamic learning system is designed to teach children the story of the Bible in an interactive manner by focusing on the narrative periods and...

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2023 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

2023 Virtual Catholic Homeschool Conference

Get Ready for the 2023 Catholic Homeschool Conference, hosted by our friends at Homeschool Connections. It is happening June 9th and 10th, 2023. Woo-hoo!!! To get all the juicy details..... I put together a 2023 Virtual Conference Guide book which has all the details...

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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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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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Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog Lenten Reading Plan AUDIO Wow!  It always seems that Lent arrives just when I need it most!  Am I ready??? It always happens that I feel so dry right about now; I feel overwhelmed. Then, by the grace of God, in comes the season of...

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The Power of Prayer This Lent

The Power of Prayer This Lent

 Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG The Power Of Prayer This Lent Audio Lent is soon upon us! Yay! It comes when I need it most. How about you? Are you ready? And what about your family? I truly believe the BEST place to start with any new season or endeavor,...

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Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Is Mommy Doubt Setting in Now?

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Is Mommy Doubt Setting In Now AUDIO I can remember vividly thinking that my mom knew everything.  She was my superhero, who lived by the motto, “Things will always work out!” How did she do it all? My mom worked the tough job as a...

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Homeschooling When Sickness Hits

Homeschooling When Sickness Hits

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Homeschooling When Sickness Hits I bet you can relate to this scene! You are nursing full time to the sick kiddos in your home, so you get derailed from teaching the kids not sick. Then when the sick ones get better, the healthy ones...

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