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Celebrating 35 Years of Ministry

October 30, 2017

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God’s Homeschooling Tapestry A Memoir by Susan Beatty, Co-founder, CHEA of California “Will the cops come take me away?” “Are you sure this is legal?” “How will I find Christian curriculum?” “Are my kids going to be freaks? Where will we find other Christian families who are homeschooling? Are there other Christians homeschooling in my area?” […]

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“Meet” Jesus and Virtually Visit Israel

September 14, 2017

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What Did Jesus DO All Day? Discovering the Teen Jesus (plus ebook study guide) by Felicia Silcox Reviewed by Karen D. Koch Sometimes in studying the Bible and theology we forget that Jesus lived at a specific geographical location and historical time that can be studied. This book seeks to tackle those question of what […]

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Equip Them for Safety: Teen Driver Checklist

September 8, 2017

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by Karen D. Koch Teenage son calling on cell phone one early August evening: “Mom, something really bad just happened.” Driving 70 mph in the left lane on northbound Interstate 5, my 18-year-old son suddenly faced a crisis. His front passenger tire blew out and shredded without warning. Debris was flying everywhere and the car […]

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4th Grade Parents — Don’t Miss This!

September 3, 2017

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by Karen D. Koch An amazing and unexpected benefit of having my 4th child when I was 41 is that my little guy is now in 4th grade when I’m 50 and we get to participate in the Every Kid in a Park initiative of the National Parks Service! The Service offers a year-long free pass […]

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Crazy Busy

August 15, 2017

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Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem by Kevin DeYoung Reviewed by Karen D. Koch I have spent most of my life striving to complete an impossibly long self-created to-do list that never seems to shrink. When I take some free time, I often do things on my back-burner list instead […]

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14 Things To Do To Start School

July 31, 2017

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It may be July, but many homeschool moms are already pondering the beginning of the homeschool year. Some families will start in August with the traditional schools in their area. Other families wait until after the Labor Day holiday. Still others school year round. No matter when you begin your homeschool year, it’s always good […]

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Amazon Prime Day July 11

July 10, 2017

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Here’s a great opportunity to get great deals on supplies for your school year ahead! CHEA is part of the Amazon Affiliates program. You can also contribute to CHEA of California at no cost to yourself through the Amazon Smile program. Use the search term cheaofca or Christian Home Educators Assoc if you’re having trouble […]

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Homeschooling a Dyslexic Preschooler

May 22, 2017

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by Marianne Sunderland, 34th Annual Convention Speaker In the past, I have not been a proponent of a highly structured preschool for my homeschooled kids.  Our curriculum consisted of Play-Doh, read- alouds and lots of freedom to play. My educational philosophy about preschool has changed some in the past few years in large part because […]

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When Learning to Read Isn’t Easy

April 24, 2017

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By Carolyn Forte, Excellence In Education, 34th Annual Convention speaker The top priority of most beginning homeschooling parents of 5 or 6 year-olds is reading. They look online at a dizzying array of reading programs and start asking for advice from friends and online contacts. Sometimes they go to a homeschool convention and look at […]

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Develop Lifelong Readers/Learners

April 8, 2017

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by Karen Koch Readers are learners. A large portion of our homeschool day involves reading aloud. We have Bible, history, art, math, science, music, and more, but really enjoy our read-alouds as a family, both morning and evening. Not only does the shared reading build family bonds and memories, but books are the open door to discovery […]

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