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Anyone who’s studied history for more than a few seconds knows that there’s a lot going on. Between the countless names of famous people and places and the various dates and eras throughout which things happened, there’s quite a bit to keep track of! When you’re overwhelmed by the pure quantity of information being thrown at you, it can be really helpful for teacher and students alike to try teaching with timelines to help restore some order to the insanity and keep your history studies light and fun rather than sluggish and boring.   What are timelines? Simply put, timelines...

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Reminder: Don’t stress the schedule. With a new school year around the corner, the first days often comes with both excitement and trepidation. Day one generally starts with new books, a clean slate… and often a hefty planner with all kinds of goals to reach. Here’s my tip for you, though: if you don’t reach your goals, don’t beat yourself up.  The focus of the year is to be learning, but everyone progresses differently, and that’s one of the beauties of homeschooling! You can alter and adjust the timing to meet the needs of each individual child. It doesn’t mean...

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Hello, friends! Welcome to our new blog! We’ve been making some new changes this year, from revamping our website to expanding the “A La Carte” section, and now our communication with you! By offering a blog, I’ll have the opportunity to share with you nuggets of wisdom we’ve gleaned over the many years of educating our children as well as various tips and treasures we’ve discovered along the way.   There were times during our homeschool years where I felt discouraged, defeated, and disorganized — If only I knew then what I know now! But hind-sight is 20/20, eh? It...

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