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Tired Parents Guide to a Peaceful Advent

Tired Parents Guide to a Peaceful Advent

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Tired Parent's Guide To A Peaceful Advent AUDIO Let's hear top 5 tips from Dave and Debbie Cowden - fellow homeschoolers and the authors of The Prayer Book for Tired Parents: Practical Ways to Grow in Love of God and Get Your Family...

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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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All Souls’ Day with Children

All Souls’ Day with Children

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog All Souls' Day With Children AUDIO   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...

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Homeschool Poetry and Drama

Homeschool Poetry and Drama

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog: Homeschool Poetry And Drama AUDIO Who has time for Poetry or Drama, Paola? Maybe you WANT to include poetry and a bit of drama BUT you barely make it through the day. After all with all the other IMPORTANT subjects, you know, the...

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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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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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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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Teach Multi-ages Family Style

Teach Multi-ages Family Style

 Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG Teach Multi - Ages Family Style AUDIO When it comes to homeschooling multi-ages, life can get super busy, super FAST! I keenly remember having all seven of my children in one year, K through 11th grade! Whoosh!! Many of the...

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How Homeschooling Builds Catholic Culture

How Homeschooling Builds Catholic Culture

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG How Homeschooling Builds Catholic Culture AUDIO It all begins with an invitation... Here is my Catholic culture story…yes, when my husband I began dating over 35 years ago, he invited me to go to Mass with him one Sunday. I had not...

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5 Tips to Get the Most From a Virtual Homeschool Conference

5 Tips to Get the Most From a Virtual Homeschool Conference

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: How to get the MOST out of Conferences AUDIO Have you been to any virtual conferences? I have been able to attend several inspiring conferences recently, because I can do so without ever leaving my home, paying for a hotel, or gas....

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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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Tired Parents Guide to a Peaceful Advent

Tired Parents Guide to a Peaceful Advent

Catholic Homeschool Online · BLOG: Tired Parent's Guide To A Peaceful Advent AUDIO Let's hear top 5 tips from Dave and Debbie Cowden - fellow homeschoolers and the authors of The Prayer Book for Tired Parents: Practical Ways to Grow in Love of God and Get Your Family...

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Learn Spanish During the Holidays

Learn Spanish During the Holidays

Listen to the Audio OnlyI am so excited! This past week I had the opportunity to interview Adrienne Babbitt, my go-to expert on language learning in your home! In our SPECIAL EVENT PODCAST FOR THE CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOL COMMUNITY she shares how her family is connecting...

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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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2023 Advent and Christmas Family Guide

2023 Advent and Christmas Family Guide

Anticipation... Excitement.... Restlessness.... Are you and your children feeling any of these now??? It's that time of the year. Seasons are changing and we are feeling the anticipation of the Birth of our Lord. The world creates NOISE around this season, distracting...

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All Souls’ Day with Children

All Souls’ Day with Children

Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog All Souls' Day With Children AUDIO   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...

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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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