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Thankfulness Begins with Mom

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

During the holidays we often turn our thoughts to being grateful. How do we instill this quality in our children? If we want our children to have a heart of thankfulness, then we need to realize that

Thankfulness begins with mom....continue reading

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Christmas Gifts For Your Homeschool That Never Get Old

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When it comes to getting Christmas gifts for your homeschool, it’s always best to go with things that will get some use, like books and games. Not only are these awesome educational tools, but they can be excellent teachers.... continue reading

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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

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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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Ten Great Christian Movies Streaming Right Now

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When our children were growing up ad especially when they were teens, Plugged in was our go-to for answers in what was good and worth the watch and what was not.. Even for adults, it is a great reference to check before spending time and money on a movie that if you knew..... you would not have watched.... continue reading

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