We Are Studying Ancient Cultures

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Dear Homeschooler, I love teaching history. It’s one of those subjects where I can get super creative and have a lot of fun. Nothing is off limits: crafts, art, experiments, storybooks, cooking, sewing, cartography, etc. This year we are studying ancient cultures, using The Story of the World: History for…

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Keep Them Learning When You’re Sick

Keep them learning when you're sick

Dear Homeschooler, AAAACHOOOOO! I’ve been sick this last week, but like most homeschooling parents, I don’t want learning opportunities to pass by just because I can’t continue on with a typical school day’s workload. What adjustments can I make so that today’s not a throw-away day?   Independent Work Put…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2017

Dear Homeschooler, Happy New Year! I hope you all had fantastic holidays. I’m sure you are, like me, getting back in to the swing of things after the holiday craziness. I’m sure you have noticed that activity on the Dear Homeschooler site the last few months has slow. Since late…

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Christmas Comes to America: A Review

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Dear Homeschooler, I was shopping in Target the other day and guess what I saw … Christmas trees, Christmas bows, Christmas lights, Christmas ornaments, etc. There is no denying that Christmas is fast approaching. With that in mind, I was grateful for the opportunity to review Homeschool Legacy’s Christmas Comes to…

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CrossTimber: A Review

CrossTimber Feature

Dear Homeschooler, The holidays are fast approaching. Honestly, I haven’t even started my shopping yet. I, personally, have a hard time finding gifts for whole families and men. Are you looking for a special, personalized gift? Break outside the typical presents of chocolate and tools, and get something unique with a…

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