Category Archives for Homeschool

Journal of Nicholas Cresswell

Cresswell was the son of a sheep farmer at Edale, Derbyshire, a man who, apparently, tried to educate local children in his barn. Nicholas Cresswell worked with his father until 1774, when he left seeking adventure in the United States. He kept a diary during his journey, which tells of trade with native Americans and […]

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(1969) Astronaut lands on the moon

REAL JOURNAL ENTRIES(July 20, 1969) Jacques Piccard, oceanographer ‘There is no weekend underwater. The watches succeed the watches. The work has to be done as usual. A Bible is on board. During the day we wait with impatience for the news of the moon landing. The message arrives finally at 4:20 pm and it is short and […]

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Help! I’m Trying to Teach My Kid!

As an adult, you have likely found ways to navigate your struggles with learning or attention. But now, you have to be the teacher, too! This session will help you understand your child’s or your own learning or attention challenges and give you positive, productive ways to learn and grow together. More about Jill Stowell: […]

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Six Principles That Will Improve Your Family Communication

Join Steve as he shares principles that have helped him learn to speak and listen to his wife. These same principles have improved his ability to connect with his four sons. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been blessed with four sons, three […]

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5 Ways to Bond Your Way Through School and Improve Your Family Relationships

Homeschooling and family life are so much better when the family bonds are healthy. This class will share five ways parents can improve their bonds with their children through their day to day homeschooling experiences. This fun new class provides inspiration and hands on ideas for transforming hum-drum school days into family bonding adventures. More […]

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Five Tips When Your Child Refuses to Do Their Work

You do all the hard work of finding the right curriculum, planning your day, and trying to make this as painless as possible… and yet the pushback is inevitable. You and your child dread that subject everyday and you wonder how you’ll ever stay on track. If this sounds familiar, then this talk is for […]

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Running Your Very Own Three-Ring Circus

Keeping up with the clutter, mess, and chaos in the homeschooling years is a lot like running a three-ring circus! Given by a mother of 10, this session is for families of any size. Delve into ideas, routines, and strategies to keep the stuff AND the people in some semblance of order. Also included are […]

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​The Extraordinary Family Life Formula

We use house plans to build our dream house, business plans to build our dream business, but are you using detailed, effective plans to build your dream family life? Or do you feel like you’re just winging it and hoping it all works out?The great news is that there’s a proven formula to creating an […]

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Lambert the Sheepish Lion

     A dear friend of mine officially adopted her second son and we were thrilled to get an invitation to be at the courthouse on that special day.     As an unschooler, I immediately saw the educational benefits of attending with my kids.     When I was thinking of fun ways to teach this […]

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Mulan

     I confess, I hadn’t seen Mulan all the way through until recently.  My kids had asked to see it, and I realized it was one of the few Disney movies we didn’t own.  We took a trip to the library and checked it out.  I loved it! The kids did too, haha.  This […]

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