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Reading Aloud Without Squashing the Life out of Your Lively Child

He bounces out of bed like a pogo stick, dashes outside to jump on the trampoline, eats breakfast while hanging upside down from the bar stool asking a minimum of 523 questions, and then—just when you think he’s worn out—he races … Continue reading

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How and Why to Teach Your Children to See More Than One Perspective

We don’t see perfectly, because we don’t (and can’t) see everything. But with our finite view of the world, we can do our best to listen to others and to hear their perspectives. This is something we strive to do as homeschoolers: … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Your Preschooler with Younger Children Tagging Along

Your oldest child is four or five years old, and you are considering homeschooling. But you also have at least one other younger child. How can you make this work? How do you homeschool your preschooler or Kindergartener with other, younger … Continue reading

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The "How-to" of Keeping Reading Lists for Your Homeschool (and Why You'll Want To)

Reading Lists Can Last a Lifetime Homeschooled children will eventually grow up and reflect on their school years through the lens of adulthood. What will your children say about their homeschool experience? My two children are now grown adults, but … Continue reading

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3 Ways Reading Aloud Together Strengthens Your Family: The Insider Factor

Ever had a moment with friends when someone quotes a movie or book you love, and suddenly all those who have seen or read it join in, throwing out their favorites lines? (Cue your favorite Anne of Green Gables quotes … Continue reading

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Working with the Wigglies During Read Aloud Time

Did you know it's actually okay not to require your children to "sit still and pay attention" during read aloud time? My children have always loved to be read to, but after a few minutes they tended to get "the wigglies" … Continue reading

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