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A Child's Life: Don't Miss It

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

It is so easy to get caught up in parenting our children, giving them opportunities to learn and grow, homeschooling, etc. that we can easily miss those precious moments. Don't blink, you might miss something!
 

A Father's Day Gift for Dad and the Family! Grab my free Family Conversation Starter sample here

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Making History Come Alive

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Learning along side my children was one of the many perks to homeschooling. In fact, now that my children are all grown, I really miss the continued learning about places, times, people, I even miss working on math so I can keep my math skills sharp! (I don't miss the tears and attitudes when the math books came out!😄)
History was my favorite subject to teach. I learned some pretty amazing things about people and places with my kids.
Whenever I could find a movie that went along with what we were learning, I would make time in our school schedule to watch it. People of all ages learn best when they can use as many ways of learning as possilbe.

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Why Art is Important for Children and Teens

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Ancient Greeks, philosophers like Plato recognized the inherent value of studying the arts. music, dance, theater and the visual arts and were seen as integral to Greek society. 

For the last ten plus years, our culture has put a heavy emphasis on S.T. E. M. (Science Technology, Engineering, Math) Although, these are important and have improved many aspects of our lives, we can not forget about the arts....continue reading

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All About Sharks: A Homeschool Guide to Shark Week 2022

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Shark Week Starts July 24th!

Sharks! Fascinating creatures. Shark week is an excellent time to find out more about them. Freebies, food, videos, games.... let's celebrate sharks

This way to unit studies, games, videos, crafts......

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5 Quick Tips to Help You Beat the Winter Homeschool Slump

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If you’ve been homeschooling any amount of time, then you’ve most likely heard about the winter homeschool slump. It’s typically something that will catch you off guard and before you know it, you’re scrounging to get back into your normal routine. Instead of trying to navigate through the slump, let’s talk about ways to beat it altogether!...... continue reading

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