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Molding a Gospel-Centered Writer

Friday, 08 July 2016 by
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  Does your child love to write? Are you praying that the Lord uses him as an ambassador for the the kingdom of God? Writing is not somehow superior to other skills but it is such a highly sought after skill that cultures are made or broken through writers. From the screenwriter of the latest

Why We Ditched Spelling Lists

Thursday, 07 July 2016 by
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  I haven’t given a legitimate spelling test in over a decade. In our previous homeschooling lives, we followed a traditional spelling program which received rave reviews from other families. It was meant to teach spelling rules without tears, but, oh, people, I tell ya—the tears! My kids hated the tests and lists. I hated

Traveling Activities for Kids

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 by
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  Extended road trips are a fabulous way to introduce our kids to a myriad of fascinating places, scattered across the US, but how, oh how, do we keep them occupied during the long boring stretches of highway?  We’re planning a multi-week trip this summer through New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah (for our Young Living

Crossing the Finish Line

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 by
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Homeschool in the Strachan house is about to roll to a stop for a brief summer break, and I’m extremely excited, probably even giddy with delight. Five-year-olds hyped up on cotton candy and orange soda while riding bumper cars at the carnival can’t quite rival my excitement. I’m ready for a few weeks where there

Creative Ways to Practice Academics

Monday, 27 June 2016 by
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  From the time the temperature begins to warm in the spring, until the chill of fall sets in, my children are usually found outside. Between exploring the wonders of nature and expending energy at play, I have to find creative ways to practice academics. Although my children love a good book, they would rather

#1 Explore the World From Home

  As homeschoolers, we often seek positive learning experiences outside of traditional academic work. One of the ways our family learns about the world is through hosting International Students. We’ve been borrowing other people’s children for many years. We started with fostering and later began hosting secondary school students from other countries. We’ve had students

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  I have to admit that I’ve never been an “outdoorsy” person. Bugs, pollen, dirt- I’m not a big fan of these. But I have wanted to expose my kids to nature and guide them to learn about and appreciate the things that God has made. So I’ve always made a deliberate effort to get

A Broad Horizon

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 by
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  The possibilities can be limitless, fueled by your imagination and passion! That is what it means to homeschool; the horizon is indeed broad! Doing something new or unknown can produce amazing results. If you are uncomfortable with your current school situation, want to provide your children with the most effective curriculum for their ability,

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