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April 17, 2014

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Encourage your homeschool group leader

by Randi Flynn This is a busy time of year for all of us: end of year activities, graduation, preparing for vacations. It’s a hectic time, and we may find ourselves running in circles trying to get everything done—and that doesn’t include the pressure of our responsibility to homeschool our children. When you think about […]

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April 10, 2014

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If the iron be blunt

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by David M. Watkins If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success (Ec. 10:10 NAS). I heard a story about Abraham Lincoln that made me wonder if he knew Ecclesiastes 10:10.  He reportedly said that if he were […]

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April 3, 2014

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Tests you won’t find in textbooks

by Mary Schofield I’m often asked questions like, “How can you teach advanced high school courses like Calculus at home?” My usual response is that with the excellent textbooks available today and with easily accessible resources like the library and the Internet, most courses are pretty easy to teach at home. (Of course, I’m not […]

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March 28, 2014

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Build your family through homeschooling

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by Kerry Byers I love to serve God. In fact I try to do so in everything and everywhere: At the gym, while out shopping, at PSP Sports And More co-op, Disneyland®, my church on Wednesdays and Sundays, classes, and especially in my own home. Okay, stop. Really, who does that? I and thousands of […]

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February 27, 2014

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Young people, you are facing opposition

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A Letter to Young People by David Quine Today you are facing mounting opposition in the United States. It is your faith in one God and your conviction to the truths of the biblical worldview that are putting you at odds with our culture. The secular worldview has our culture in its grip. Just how […]

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February 13, 2014

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Doubt your doubt

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by Susan Stewart If you must doubt, doubt your doubts – not your beliefs. – Unknown For most of us the winter doldrums are over. In spite of the unusually cold weather in some areas, spring is coming and along with it a new spark in our homeschools—park day will start again! This is also […]

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February 6, 2014

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What generation gap?

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Much has been written about the “generation gap.” It seems common knowledge that when children become teens, their ability to communicate with their parents becomes distorted. Or is it the parents’ ability to communicate with their teens that becomes distorted? I can never remember which way it is supposed to be. Having had two teens […]

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January 30, 2014

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Have Your Own Geo Club at Home

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by Julie Chow 2007 CHEA Support Network Winner – Best How-to Is there a geography club that I can sign-up my kids for? While it is very fun to learn in a group atmosphere, parents do not need to outsource this subject. Sometime we see geography as some foreboding subject to teach. Our family initially […]

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January 23, 2014

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Is My Child Over Socialized?

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by Mavis Irwin 2001 CHEA Support Network Award – Most Helpful Anybody who has ever told someone that they homeschool their children, knows that the inevitable question to be asked is: “What about socialization?” You know with that look of horror in their eyes that says only a moron takes their children out of such a utopian […]

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January 16, 2014

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Wewease the Secwet Weapon!

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by Lindsey Lambert Are you like me, and you do not live in a self-cleaning house? You cannot afford a maid?  Are you having trouble keeping your housework under control while you add teaching school to all the many other jobs you have, like cooking, taxiing, nursing, etc.? Did you know that, as a homeschooling […]

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