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Back to School Homeschool Style

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If you homeschool like I do, your kids may notice their friends' back to school routines and want to do the same. Over the years we've developed a few fun ways to celebrate back to school with a bit of homeschool style and you can too. Creating Back-to-School Memories When…

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The Debrief – Using The Precious Moments When They’re Home From School

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When my kids get home from school, it's as if they haven't eaten in five days. They are starving. I've learned one little secret - if I have a snack ready and waiting, and I just linger around the table, most days they will chat away about their day. It…

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Organizing Children’s Homework Stations

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Now that school is beginning again it's time to think about homework and how to organize homework stations in your home. As the kids head back to school it is important that they have a designated space at home to do their homework. Whether it be a quiet spot in…

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Back to School Preparation When Your Child Has Special Needs

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When your child has special needs, back to school preparation can be stressful for both of you. It may take a little more work, but adding a few extra steps to your back to school routine can pay off greatly in the long run. Try these techniques to get the…

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Decorating Brown Bags – Custom Lunch Looks any Mom Can Make!

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Even if you only have a few extra minutes in the morning, you can create fun lunches for your child by decorating their brown paper bags with custom designs. You don't need a pantry filled with miniature cookie cutters or gourmet bento boxes. With a sharpie, glue stick, and…

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Education Development Milestones: Kindergarten Readiness

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It's that time of the year! Parents are preparing their children to return to school, or in some cases, begin school for the first time. The following is a list of Kindergarten readiness skills across various domains. Mastery of these skills prior to starting Kindergarten would assist your child in…

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