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5 Fun Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

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5 Fun Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

IT CAN get pretty hectic around the house in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Instead of assigning your children their normal writing schoolwork, why not take a little break and let them choose one of these clever creative writing prompts? For added fun, have them read their stories after Thanksgiving dinner!

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Limit Social Media Time: College Prep 101

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College Prep 101: Limit Social Media Time | Teach teens the value of unplugging during school time.

Your teen lives in the modern world. Between phone calls, texting, email, instant messages, Snapchat, and any other number of social media opportunities that distract him, he has to learn to establish boundaries for himself in order to get any work done at all.

Do Not Disturb

When students are hammering out a paper or other project, there should be none of this electronic interruption until they’ve finished, and for good reason. Setting aside these distractions is sort of like hanging an e-version of the “Do Not Disturb”....continue reading

 

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Top Christmas Gift Picks that Give All Year Long for Homeschool Families

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I have put together a few Christmas gift ideas that I would have loved to have available to me in the thick of our homeschooling years

Pley: A gift for the whole family!

. Three of our four children are homeschool graduates and making a difference in the world with their gifts and talents. We are blessed with one teenager at home that we are homeschooling. Time goes so fast! ENJOY it while it lasts!! Happy shopping and remember, relationships and time together, not gifts, are the most important!  Hop on over to the complete list of gifts

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Do I Sense a Theme? Literature Studies for Teens

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  Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family. **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on affiliate links. Thank you!  Guest Post by Betsy Strauss When kids are little, it’s so easy to use stories to bring to life some challenging ideas. You read If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as a fun way to introduce natural consequences or cause and...

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They will grow up. Preparping your children.

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Some days, it feels as if my young children will never grow up, and ten days feel like ten years. Some days, I blink and they are grown and graduated, and ten years flew by like ten days. So how do we create the best path for our kids from birth to life after graduation?


My goals might be: I want my children to unquestioningly obey God's commands and my commands.... continue reading

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