Lent

One Thousand Gifts & Easter Joy

One Thousand Gifts & Easter Joy

Having a Thankful Heart In my preparation for Easter this Holy Week, I recall picking up Ann Voskamp’s bestselling book, One Thousand Gifts, for the first time.  I was familiar with it as I had often read quotes from it in the Magnificat's daily meditations. They were...

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Achieving a Fruitful Holy Week

Achieving a Fruitful Holy Week

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, because I made it part of my curriculum. Just like we teach our...

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Feast Day Resources: Annunciation

Feast Day Resources: Annunciation

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 rejoice as it is the day that the “Word was made Flesh!” Yes, especially...

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Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Wow!  It always seems that Lent arrives just when I need it most!  Tomorrow is ASH WEDNESDAY...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 Lent. God is so good to us. He gave...

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Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

Homeschool Reading Plan for Lent

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 Lent. God is so good to us. He gave us an entire season to ready our hearts for the most glorious of all times: Easter, Jesus’ Resurrection.

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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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The Secret to Homeschool Success

The Secret to Homeschool Success

 Catholic Homeschool Online · Blog:The Secret To Homeschool Success Want to know a secret? Sure you do!  Drum roll pease… Homeschooling success comes from setting just one goal per child, per year! Yes, that’s it! At present, I am in the middle of personally working...

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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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