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Teaching Teens Personal Finance

Teaching Teens Personal Finance

Whether you are homeschooling, your teen or they attend public or private school, personal finance is rarely covered in a typical curriculum. It is up to you, the parent, to make sure you are teaching your teens the personal finance skills they will need to be successful adults. Below you will find the main points…
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Typing Practice for Kids

Typing Practice For Kids

How do you teach kids typing? And does it matter? Can’t we just let them peck along at the keyboard and do it their own way? Well, you can if you like. But you won’t be doing them any favors. Typing will get faster and easier as kids practice it correctly. Typing is a motor-memory…
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Free tutoring and livestream classes for high school math.
Unlock the Power of Stories - Literature Curriculum for High School History

Literature Curriculum for High School History

Literature is better than textbooks for history, even in high school. As your kids get older and you know you need to start tracking credits to fill in a high school transcript, you might be tempted to switch to textbooks. But textbooks are the fastest way I know of to turn off your child’s curiosity…
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77 Educational YouTube Playlists for Learning at Home
How to Homeschool History Without a Curriculum

How to Homeschool History Without a Curriculum

I have a confession to make. We didn’t study history much during the first few years of our homeschooling journey. Sure we had a few D’Aulaire books I read aloud, but other than that…the kids weren’t asking questions and I was busy enough teaching reading, writing, math, and science (because they had a LOT of…
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Tessellations: A curated lesson of free resources

Tessellations: A Curated Lesson of Free Resources

This blog post is designed as a lesson, you can follow the links and use them directly with your kids to teach about tessellations. I placed the article links at the top because I did not find any video’s that adequately covered what a tessellation is, so make sure you start at the top. I…
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Live Online High School Science Classes for your Homeschool

Live Online High School Science Classes for your Homeschool

Disclosure: I was compensated for my time spent creating this blog post. What is that? My husband pointed at a jar full of….something? I wasn’t sure. We called in the kids. Three of them explained what it was, why they had set it up, and how long they planned to leave it sitting on the…
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Summer Reading Bucket List

Summer Reading Bucket List

Books are the cheapest way to travel the world. Books are the quietest way to meet new people. Books can take you deeper into our world, exploring everything from particles to magnetism to fictional adventures like Journey to the Center of the Earth. Books also take you farther out of your bubble than anything else.…
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Favorite Reviews of 2018

  This past year I wrote 29 product reviews. For these reviews, I received a free product in exchange for an honest review. This post is a collection of my favorite 12 products, these reviews all earned a 5-stars from me. Stay tuned for my Shout-Out reviews starting in January. I will be reviewing some select…
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