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by Yvonne Bunn

Religious Exemption for Preschoolers

Posted on Aug 17 2014 by Yvonne Bunn

Q. I would like to seek a religious exemption for my three-year-old preschooler since, as a parent, I have been teaching him from birth. Can I send a letter to the school board for my child at any age?   A. When sending a letter to the school board regarding religious exemption, you are asking […]

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Finishing Strong

Posted on Apr 1 2014 by admin

I realized the other day that, despite all of the interruptions this year, Mouse (my six-year-old girl) is about thirty lessons away from the end of her second-grade year. How encouraging in these end-of-the-year doldrum weeks when I feel like we are spinning our wheels.   I started thinking right away about what we’ll study […]

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Outdoing One Another in Love

Posted on Feb 4 2014 by admin

by Kyndra Steinmann One of the hardest things to teach children (or remember ourselves) is that love isn’t a quid-pro-quo thing. Frequently, we interpret the “Golden Rule” as “We should only be as nice to others as they are to us!” The children certainly think so.   Of course, we could just spend a great […]

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Seven Million Whys

Posted on Oct 15 2013 by admin

by Kyndra Steinmann Some days, the questions and speculations start before my first cup of tea!   Buggle seems to set himself engineering problems in his sleep, and Bull is in the categorization phase.  Every morning, he wants to know: “Is it morning?”; “Is it a work day?”; “Is it a school day?” The questions […]

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Are You Being Kind?

Posted on Sep 29 2013 by admin

by Kyndra Steinmann It seems some days the squabbles come every five minutes! The peace of the backyard is shattered by shrieks and cries which rapidly invade the house. “Mommy, he…!” “But she….” “You’re lying!” “No, you are!”   Now, sometimes I know who’s in the wrong, but most of the time I don’t. Then, […]

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Cool Sites – July 24, 2013

Posted on Jul 21 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Sermon Audio 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Dollar Store Crafts 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter – July 28 3.4 Study Skills: Flash Cards 3.5 Homeschooling: Free Unit Studies at Homeschool Share   3.1 Christian Resources: Sermon Audio While you can hear live-streamed church broadcasts, the real treasure trove of this site […]

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Cool Sites – July 17, 2013

Posted on Jul 14 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Bible Reading and Prayer Plans 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Free Software Blocks Ads 3.3 Toddler through Preschoolers: 19 Easy Toddler Activities and Preschool Crafts 3.4 Logic: eLogic Gallery, Aristotle to the Present by David Marans 3.5 Printables: Top 10 Categories – Rewards that Teach 3.6 Arts and Crafts: “All Free Crafts” 3.7 English: […]

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Cool Sites – July 10, 2013

Posted on Jul 7 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Voice of the Martyrs Online Classroom 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Printable Baby Book 3.3 Preschool: Free HSLDA Membership for Parents of Preschoolers (and Younger) 3.4 Economics: Foundation for Economic Education 3.5 Sewing: Free Lessons from Coats and Clark and Pillowcase Challenge 3.6 Homeschooling: Free Online Homeschool Planner   3.1 Christian Resources: Voice of […]

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Cool Sites – June 26, 2013

Posted on Jun 22 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Annual “Call 2 Fall” Prayer for the Nation – June 30 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Multiple Writers on Staycation Ideas 3.3 Kindergarten Through Second Grade: Unit Study – Beginning Money and Economics 3.4 Arts and Crafts: Yarn Craft Bracelets 3.5 Family Fun and Outdoors: Vintage Boy Scouting Publications Free Online 3.6 History: Cato […]

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Cool Sites – June 19, 2013

Posted on Jun 17 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Gospel Reading for Summer 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Article: “What if I Had No Money for Curriculum?” 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Summertime Bucket List: 50 Activities for the Kids 3.4 Summer Project: Plan a Trip (or a Virtual One!) 3.5 Arts and Crafts: Create from Recyclables 3.6 Homeschooling: “Lifeschooling” Video with Kirk Cameron […]

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Cool Sites For Homeschoolers – June 12, 2013

Posted on Jun 10 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Seven Ways to Praise Your Husband for Seven Days 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Budget 101 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Fathers’ Day Crafts 3.4 June Activities: A Writer’s Playground 3.5 Homeschooling: Free Unit Studies Index 3.6 Science and Preparedness: Rip Current Awareness Week   3.1 Christian Resources: Seven Ways to Praise Your Husband for […]

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Cool Sites – June 5, 2013

Posted on Jun 3 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Hymns of the Faith 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: G. A. Henty Classics Free for Kindle 3.3 Preschool Gardening: Vertical Vegetable Gardening 3.4 Arts and Crafts: Patriotic Crafts   3.1 Christian Resources: Hymns of the Faith “Hymns Of The Faith–A Ministry Of College of the Open Bible” is yet another place to look up […]

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Cool Sites – May 30, 2013

Posted on May 26 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Church Listening Pages 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Reuse Soda Can Tabs 3.3 Toddlers and Up: Age-Appropriate Kids’ Cooking Lessons 3.4 Homeschooling: Charlotte Mason Methods That Don’t Look Like “School” 3.5 Gardening: Grow Food from Kitchen Scraps   3.1 Christian Resources: Church Listening Pages Here are some simple printables to help children develop the habit […]

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Cool Sites – May 15, 2013

Posted on May 12 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Stories Behind the Hymns 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 50 Ways to Save Money 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Golden Books Online 3.4 English: The Online Books Page 3.5 History: Take a History Tour of American Education 3.6 Homeschool: Free Curriculum Planner 3.7 Homeschooling: Free Download in May – Homeschooling for FREE & Frugal   […]

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Cool Sites – May 8, 2013

Posted on May 5 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Bible Based Homeschooling {on a Budget} 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Free Online – May Issue of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: World Book’s “Typical Course of Study” 3.4 Family Loss: The Grieving Mother 3.5 Art: Free Art Resources 3.6 English: Free Study Guide – The Hiding Place 3.7 History: Hillsdale […]

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Cool Sites – May 3, 2013

Posted on Apr 28 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Children’s Stories from Grace Gems 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Learning A-Z Teacher Appreciation Online Open House – Register Now; Open House Is May 3-7 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: “Preschool for Free at Home” 3.4 Math: Math from a Biblical Perspective 3.5 Foreign Language – Georgia Virtual Learning Shared Resources 3.6 Family Fun: Ten Things […]

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Cool Sites – April 24, 2013

Posted on Apr 21 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Ultimate Apologetics MP3 Audios 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 20 Do-It-Yourself Homemade Art Supplies 3.3 Preschool: More Than 40 Activities for Two-Year-Olds 3.4 Creation Science: Free Online Videos 3.5 Language: How Do You Say…? 3.6 Garden Ideas 3.7 English: Janice Campbell’s “Books Boys Like” List 3.8 Cooking and Holidays: Mother’s Day Recipes   3.1 […]

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Cool Sites – April 17, 2013

Posted on Apr 15 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Bible Printables – Coloring Pages, Lessons, and More! 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Duggar Resources 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Seven Different Sets of ABC Pages and Other Activity Printables 3.4 Science: NASA Kids’ Club 3.5 Arts and Crafts and Gardens: Recycled Backyard Projects 3.6 History: U.S. Printables   3.1 Christian Resources: Bible Printables – […]

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Cool Sites – April 11, 2013

Posted on Apr 7 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: 16 Best Apologetics Podcasts 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Freely Educate 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Traveling with Toddlers and Preschoolers 3.4 Science: Free Middle School Chemistry Curriculum 3.5 Technology: 12 Simple Steps to Safer Social Networking 3.6 History: Judeo-Christian Influence on American History 3.7 College: Free Courses on Coursera   3.1 Christian Resources: 16 […]

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Cool Sites – April 8, 2013

Posted on Apr 1 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Blue Letter Bible Institute 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Top 10 Thrifty Homeschool Blogs 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Printable Alphabet Activity Books 3.4 Biblical Archeology: Video about Mt. Sinai 3.5 History: Newly Revised – Confirmed Quotations from the Founding Fathers 3.6 Mr. Printables for Kids   3.1 Christian Resources: Blue Letter Bible Institute The […]

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Cool Sites – March 28, 2013

Posted on Mar 24 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Prayer Guide for Our Country’s Leaders 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Museum Memberships 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Making Musical Instruments 3.4 Art: YouTube Art Instruction 3.5 English: Confusing Words Index 3.6 Government: Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics 3.7 Homemaking: Article – Ten Questions to Help You Declutter 3.8 Organizing: Free Household Printables   3.1 […]

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Cool Sites – March 20, 2013

Posted on Mar 17 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Apologetics – Christian Answers 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Homemade Baby Gift: A Hankie Baby Bonnet 3.3 Toddlers and Preschoolers: Blog Post – “Playing with Your 21-Month Old” 3.4 Logic: The Fallacy Detective News Archives 3.5 Gardening and Farming: 30 Free Resources 3.6 English: A Recommended Reading List 3.7 Homeschool: Freebie of the Day […]

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Cool Sites – March 13, 2013

Posted on Mar 10 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Andrew Murray – The Deeper Christian Life: Daily Fellowship with God 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Ten Uses for Plastic Milk Jugs 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Fun Phonics 3.4 Homeschooling: 2012 Top Homeschool Special Needs Blogs 3.5 Technology: Online Timers 3.6 Outdoor Family Fun: Virginia Birds List 3.7 English: Specialty Dictionaries and Glossaries 3.8 […]

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Cool Sites – March 6, 2013

Posted on Mar 3 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Teaching Home Easter Unit Study 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Saving Potato Water 3.3 Preschool, Kindergarten, and Up: Kids Learning Station Printables 3.4 Science: Make a Light Bulb 3.5 Economics: Feed the Pig Savings Advice 3.6 Sewing: Free Patterns for Fleece 3.7 Preparedness: Stroke Prevention – ACT F.A.S.T Video 3.8 Cooking and Art: Creative […]

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Cool Sites – February 27, 2013

Posted on Feb 24 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Topical Memory Verses from JollyNotes.com 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Uses for Recycled Magazines 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Article: “Teach Me to Play” 3.4 Science: NASA – Astronomy Picture of the Day 3.5 Conservative Current Events: Student News Daily 3.6 DIY: PVC Pipe Bike Rack 3.7 English: Word of the Day for Children 3.8 […]

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Cool Sites – February 20, 2013

Posted on Feb 16 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Favorite Bible Verses 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Produce Selection, Handling, and Storage 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss – March 2, 1904 3.4 Fun Science: Make Oobleck or Gak at Home 3.5 Technology: Free Course: “Intro to Computer Science” from Harvard University 3.6 Music: Making Music Fun 3.7 English: Classics-Based Writing […]

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Cool Sites – February 13, 2013

Posted on Feb 10 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Black Christianity Before the Civil War 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Back to Basics Mini-Challenge 3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Dramatic Play Ideas 3.4 Science and History: Old Time Radio: “Adventures in Research” 3.5 Computers: “Alt Codes” Chart for Special Keyboard Characters 3.6 History: Colonial Clothing – an Interactive Game and How to “Fake” a […]

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Cool Sites – February 6, 2013

Posted on Feb 3 2013 by admin

2.1 Christian Resources: 16 Psalms to Help Ease Worry 2.2 Thrifty Ideas: List of Free Kindle Books 2.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Easy Valentine Cards 2.4 Science: Animal Lapbooks 2.5 Fun: February 2013 Activity Calendar 2.6 Sewing: Sock Monkeys Updated   2.1 Christian Resources: 16 Psalms to Help Ease Worry In times of difficulty and uncertainty, […]

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Cool Sites – January 30, 2013

Posted on Jan 28 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: S.O.A.P. Bible Study Method 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: CurrClick Freebies 3.3 Preschool and Up: Age Appropriate Chore List 3.4 Math, Science, and More: Snow School: Snowflake Science, Snow Math, Snow Reading, and Snow Projects 3.5 Technology: Free Educational Apps for Kids 3.6 Family Fun and Sewing: Classic Games in Fabric 3.7 History: U.S. […]

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Cool Sites – January 23, 2013

Posted on Jan 20 2013 by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Presidential Prayer Team 3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Homeschool Co-op and Free Homeschool ID 3.3 Preschool and Up: Therapy Crafts and Kids Crafts 3.4 Science: Nature Journaling a la Charlotte Mason 3.5 Penmanship: Handwriting Day – January 23 – Penmanship Tools Online 3.6 Technology: Online Security – Password Managers Are not Enough 3.7 Sewing: Free […]

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