A Review of Once-A-Week Unit Studies by Homeschool Legacy

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I really love using unit studies in our homeschool. I love having all of us learning the same material at the same time, and I love taking one single topic and using it to teach many different skills (reading, writing, history, science, art). This approach just makes good sense to me. It’s a natural way […]

My Love Language Was Hurting My Kids and Burning Me Out!

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Do you know much about love languages? We all have them. They are the way in which we prefer to have love communicated to us from others and the way we communicate our love to others. There are 5 of them: Words of Affirmation, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, Quality Time, and Physical Touch. We […]

My Review of Successful Homeschooling Made Easy

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I’ve been homeschooling my children now for almost a decade and some years have gone better than others. But even with years of experience, there are things that I struggle with and feel like I’m not quite getting right. Despite reading dozens of homeschooling books and asking for advice from many homeschooling moms, I’ve often thought […]

The Hidden Pain of Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is coming. And it’s had me thinking. About several things, actually. On the whole I don’t have a problem with the idea of Mother’s Day. It’s a nice idea – to honour and celebrate moms. I love my mom very much (and appreciate her more than I ever imagined), and I love being […]

Our Review of Firmly Planted – a Family Bible Study from Real Life Press

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One of the resources I am constantly on the lookout for family Bible Study materials. As the children grow older, one of our biggest challenges is finding something that is family friendly enough to span the wide age range of our children (from 3 to 13). Real Life Press has written a series of Bible […]