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4 Ways to Prepare a Young Child for Academics

  We all want our children to be successful in school.  How do we help our young children learn what they need to learn so when school starts they will be all set? I work full-time as a Speech-Language Pathologist with young children and their families.  I go into the …

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Speech and Language Help for Homeschoolers

  Do you have a child with speech or language difficulties?  As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, I have a great interest in helping young children’s speech and language skills.  Parents make great teachers.  I’ve been homeschooling for 9 years now and this time has further reinforced the idea that parents …

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Health and Safety Study

Back when my boys were in 2nd grade and Kindergarten, I did a health study with them.  I had originally purchased a curriculum, but didn’t like it so I made up my own study with a book that I owned and added in online resources.  This year I am revisiting …

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300 Picture Books to Read Aloud in Preschool and Kindergarten

When my daughter was young, I would grab some picture books off the library shelves to bring home to read aloud to her.  Let’s just say that this method resulted in many duds.  I knew there were tons of great picture books available, so I decided to put in some …

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Curriculum Choices 2012-2013

For this school year my kids were in 5th grade, 3rd grade, and Junior Kindergarten.   5th Grader Bible – Precept Upon Precept – Ephesians and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – Matthew, The Gospel of John, Acts, Nest Animated Stories From the New Testament, The Jesus Movie, Greatest Heroes & Legends of …

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