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Playing with Plays- The best way to do plays by Shakespeare and other famous playwrights

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Thankful That I Can Homeschool My Struggling Learner

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Has your child ever blurted out, “I’m not smart like my brother and sisters. Mom, what subject am I good at? Name one!” Our children, just like us, compare themselves to their friends, their sibling and those around them. When they don’t measure up like they think they should it is very frustrating to them....continue reading

 

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Personal Finance: A subject we should all be teaching our teens

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Is personal finance and budgeting a required class for your homeschooled high schooler? It is in our homeschool. 
I believe that money management and time management are two very important subjects that are often ignored. Both are subjects that our children will need great skills in for the rest of their lives! Hoping that they just figured it out on their own is wishful thinking. 
Children learn from adult modeled behavior. Is it any surprise then, if parents don't handle their money well, their children will not either? And if you look at statistics, most don't ever figure it out, at least not how to manage it well. (continue reading)

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How to Love Your Kids’ Writing

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It can be frustrating as all get-out to edit a paper that’s riddled with errors.

So how can we put a positive spin on editing and grading when we’re feeling peevish?

Here are three heartfelt tips for how to love your kids’ writing, especially when you’d rather wad it into a ball and toss it across the room..... continue reading

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What's Next? High School and Beyond

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

It’s a common question to which children give common answers: firefighter, doctor, race car driver. My answer for a long time was "figure skater."

As we age, we may come up with more sophisticated ideas—a marketing specialist or entrepreneur. But none of this career talk truly gets to the heart of the question: what do you want to be?

Free online conference, August 9th and 10th, to help both students and parents prepare for life after high school and college........continue reading

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