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Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab

Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab

YES you can do science labs at home! In this Homeschool Science Lab: DNA Extraction Lab we are going to not only talk about DNA but your student is going to be able to extract DNA from a strawberry and even from themselves! One of the big concerns about homeschooling for people is science, how(…)

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Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup

Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup

If you haven’t tried cooking in an Instant Pot you have been missing out! It is easy to make great tasting soups in your Instant Pot. This Instant Pot Chicken Vegetable Soup recipe is super easy to make. With an Instant Pot you can put together a delicious hot soup that tastes like you cooked(…)

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Self Study vs. Group Study

Self Study vs. Group Study

As a homeschooling parent, you may sometimes get anxious that your child doesn’t have the same access to study groups as children at regular schools do. If you do get anxious, then you don’t need to, because there are many positive aspects of studying independently. Let’s examine the pros and cons of Self Study vs.(…)

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The Smartest Way to Pay for College

The Smartest Way to Pay for College

Today we have a special guest to talk with us about the smartest way to pay for college – youth expert and professional speaker, Anthony ONeal, who just released his new book and accompanying video for teens, Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in College. In this new book, Anthony guides(…)

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Homeschooling With Toddlers – Simple Activities to Keep Them Busy

Homeschooling With Toddlers – Simple Activities to Keep Them Busy

Homeschooling with toddlers (who by nature, tend to be super active) is quite a challenging task at times. However, one of the wonderful things about homeschooling with toddlers is that they will be home with the family most of the time. It is the major reason why a majority of parents homeschool with their toddlers(…)

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6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Visit (& LOVE) the Library

6 Ways to Get Your Kids to Visit (& LOVE) the Library

You’ll never be too old to learn new and exciting things, and while there is a plethora of ways to do that on the Internet, reading books are still the best among the rest! Apart from being a good source of useful information, reading also provides for a pleasurable pastime. One way to help encourage(…)

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Homeschool Field Trip – Museums Help Teach Diversity

Homeschool Field Trip – Museums Help Teach Diversity

Museums can be one of the best ways to educate your children while the entire family has fun! Museums offer the opportunity to experience history, art, culture, and more in a hands-on, immersive way. This experience helps to make facts jump from pages for kids of all ages. Homeschool Field Trip – Museums There are(…)

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32 Easy Hands On Activities for Your Child

32 Easy Hands On Activities for Your Child

Whether your children are homeschooled or not, having easy hands on activities for them to do is a great way to have fun, and learn something at the same time! This guest article offers up some suggestions to get you started! 32 Easy Hands On Activities for Your Child My niece was not home schooled.(…)

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Homeschool Art Lesson: Shading Using 5 Values

Homeschool Art Lesson: Shading Using 5 Values

Why do your teen’s drawings lack depth? Has your teen artist ever said in a self-deprecating way, “I’m not very good at shading.” Now I know, as a parent, you will want to soothe their little ego and reassure them that their drawings are amazing. Which they are, compared to last year’s drawings. Certainly remind(…)

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Tons of Chore Game Ideas – Making Chores More Fun!

Tons of Chore Game Ideas – Making Chores More Fun!

There are plenty of ways to motivate your kids do chores. Turning everyday boring activities into fun games will make them more pleasant for your kids. For this reason I have come up with some Fun Chore Game Ideas to get your kids cleaning and have fun! After identifying what chores are appropriate for them(…)

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Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks – 5 Unique & Fun Recipes

Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks – 5 Unique & Fun Recipes

Halloween is quickly approaching, and that means getting prepared for all the hungry children that are about to come your way! When you are hosting a party for your child and their friends or need something to take to a party you are attending, these Kid Friendly Halloween Snacks are sure to be some unique(…)

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How to Include Exercise for Kids in Your Homeschool Day

How to Include Exercise for Kids in Your Homeschool Day

With all the energy children spend running around and moving non-stop, you might wonder if it’s still necessary to introduce your kids into a fitness regimen. Experts say that in this era of computers and gadgets, the average child is no longer meeting the required amount of physical activity.  Therefore including exercise for kids in your(…)

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