Starting to Learn Latin

I once said, “Sure, I’m a homeschooler, but not the kind that teaches Latin or something.” Shortly thereafter, my oldest child announced a desire to learn Latin.

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ADHD + Coffee = Magic 

Using coffee instead of medication helps some people with ADHD focus and get more done! Why does this work and should you try it? Learn more!

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Science is Everywhere

There is no reason to stress about teaching science. Science is all around us. Here are some simple ideas to help you open the door to scientific discovery!

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The Difference Between Parts-to-Whole and Whole-to-parts Learning

Have you ever heard of “whole-to-parts" or “parts-to-whole” learning? These are two different methods of teaching. They occur in math, language arts, science, and other curriculums. However, programs often don’t advertise which method they use. And the truth is, your child may learn better with one method than the other. Knowing how to spot the difference may be a big help...

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Picky Eaters: Older Kids and Teens Ideas

Most parents complain that their teens are eating them "out of house and home" as the growth spurts of this age can drive teens to eat far more than an average adult. But what if your child is a reluctant eater?

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Help for Picky Eaters

Feeding a toddler or a very picky small child can be challenging. I have some ideas for how to make food more fun for your picky eater.

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