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Homeschool Teacher Appreciation Day

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Thanks, Mom for all your do! We want to celebrate YOU!

Apologia has proclaimed April 27 as Homeschool Teacher Appreciation Day.
On April 27, 2017, everything at Yellow House Book Rental is 20% off! Use code MOM at checkout. Limited supplies!
Free coloring pages
Giveaways start April 27th...... more

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Higher Education Without all the Debt

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Here at Yellow House Book Rental, we know that higher education is very important. There are so many options when continuing an education after high school.

Join us on April 25th at 8:00 P.M. CDT for a live webinar where will discuss how parents and students can avoid making  5 Common Mistakes When Planning for College 

 

We have partnered with Lumerit Education to help bring you another choice in higher education. Whether you're helping your college student save money, graduate quickly, or make school fit into their busy lifestyle, Lumerit can help.

For your high school student, any of their three plans can be used as a dual credit alternative

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JUST A MOM?

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

A woman, renewing her driver's license at the County Clerk  's office, was asked by the woman recorder to state her occupation.

She hesitated, uncertain how to classify herself.

"What I mean is," explained the recorder, "Do you have a job or are occupation......?"

"Of course I have a job," snapped the woman. "I'm a Mom."

"We don't list 'Mom' as.....continue reading

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What's A Unit Study?

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Hands-on learning is lapbooks, drama, unit studies, games, nature walks, and building projects; creating artwork for Grandma and baking treats for the neighbors; sewing and beading and paper crafting. Hands-on learning is gardening and raising fish or lizards or sea monkeys. Hands-on learning is knitting hats for orphanages and entering rabbits in county fairs; collecting flowers or insects, rocks or chickens or snakes, and identifying them, researching their habits and habitats, and building exhibits. Hands-on learning is creating code for computer games and creating home-based businesses as entrepreneurs.

Your children will have far better memories and a far greater learning capacity,.... continue reading.

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Preschool and Beyond: One Room Schoolhouse or Three Ring Circus?

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Preschool through high school: one-room schoolhouse or three-ring circus? At our house, it's a three-ring circus, for sure. If you’ve ever seen my monkeys, you’d know why. But I wouldn’t change it for the world (grin!).

It’s just that it's so loud. It’s messy. The house is like a barn. You clean. But when you turn around, it’s a disaster again. And the day is monotonous. Over and over,....continue reading

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