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Life Skills: Simple Home Repairs

Life Skills: Simple Home Repairs

The best education you can give your kids is a well-rounded one that includes both book knowledge and hands-on experience. Working with tools and learning how to do simple home repairs will make them self-reliant and even save them money when they leave the nest and venture out on their own. Working with tools also offers benefits(…)

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4 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary Skills

4 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary Skills

Expanding your child’s vocabulary skill set can have a significant impact on improving overall academic gains. To this end they will greatly benefit from your efforts to improve your child’s vocabulary skills. A 2014 Charles Sturt University study found language and literacy skills are key predictors of school success, while literacy development is dependent on writing skills.(…)

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Homeschooling Through High School – Tips from a Veteran Homeschool Mom

Homeschooling Through High School – Tips from a Veteran Homeschool Mom

Homeschooling is a big commitment. Homeschooling all the way through high school is an even bigger commitment. I had the pleasure of homeschooling both my daughters all the way through and today I’m here to share my top five tips to persevere for the long haul. 1. Know Yourself Homeschooling is a full time job.(…)

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6 Snacks For Healthy Teeth in Kids

6 Snacks For Healthy Teeth in Kids

Kids really love their chocolates and other sugary sweets. But, little do they know, that these foods can cause them a lot of dental issues in the future. So, it is now up to the parents to motivate and give their kids healthier alternatives. Below are some of the best snacks that can help keep(…)

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4 Hands On Lessons for Homeschoolers

4 Hands On Lessons for Homeschoolers

Often the best way to learn something is my getting your hands on it. Homeschooling offers us a unique opportunity to be able to offer our kids not only more hands on lessons, but more in depth ones and in a wider breadth of subjects. Samantha Cleaver’s Scholastic article explores the many ways in which(…)

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10 Highly Efficient Websites for High School

10 Highly Efficient Websites for High School

High School students seem to be neglected online. Most articles and most websites aimed at students are geared towards older students in college, unless the website is trying to make money from them with freemium games. To redress the balance a little, here are ten of the best and most useful websites for High School(…)

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3 Halloween Safety Myths & What To Watch Out For

3 Halloween Safety Myths & What To Watch Out For

Halloween is a spooky time. Not just because of spooky webs, glowing ghosts and zombies, but because it’s a time of possible danger for your children. Around this time of year, many scary myths rear their heads. While these myths are worthy a little consideration, they distract you from the real dangers presented on October(…)

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Cleaning Made Fun: 5 Chores Kids Will Enjoy

Cleaning Made Fun: 5 Chores Kids Will Enjoy

Do you feel your kids could help with the daily chores? They will be more willing to get involved if you make cleaning fun. Here are five chores kids will enjoy. While chores can seem like drudgery to us, kids often find it fun to help out. Use your judgement with the ages of your(…)

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College From Home: Tips for Getting Great Grades

College From Home: Tips for Getting Great Grades

As any parent will testify, sending your child on to further education and putting them through college and university can quickly drain your bank account. This is why a growing number of students are more likely to choose to stay at home and choose an educational establishment that is close enough to commute to, in order(…)

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The United States Court System: A Unit Study – Part 2

The United States Court System: A Unit Study – Part 2

Last week in The United States Court System Unit Study Part I we talked about things like what courts do, what types of courts there are, and what a jury is. In Part II we are talking about the key people in a court room as well as our justice system. How Judges are Appointed(…)

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The United States Court System: A Unit Study – Part 1

The United States Court System: A Unit Study – Part 1

In America we have a justice system with many court layers with one purpose in mind – justice. Justice for both the criminal and the victim. Finding the truth in any situation, whether criminal or civil, can be difficult. Judging a situation so that the guilty party is punished properly takes patience to discover the(…)

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Practical Strategies for Preparing Your Child for College Life

Practical Strategies for Preparing Your Child for College Life

You remember their first step, first day of grammar school, and soon your child, or young adult, is going to embark upon their first days of college. The time is approaching fast. How should you help prepare them in a practical way for their stay away from you and home? Practical Strategies for Preparing Your(…)

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