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Mommy, Why Do We ________ on Easter?


I love symbolism. Any time I encounter an odd custom, I like to know its origin. Easter holiday rituals are an ideal time to teach our children about God and life. Why do we celebrate Easter at a different time ...

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Homeschool Grad: Interview with Thomas Umstattd

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Number of years homeschooled: 11 Favorite subject in school: speech and debate Someone you look up to: my father, Tom Umstattd, and Seth Godin Current occupation: CEO of Castle Media Group, LLC Favorite website: Facebook At the age of sixteen, ...

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5 Reasons You Should Subscribe to HEFM


Here at HEDUA, we delight in the growing resources we have to offer on hedua.com. We want to make sure you have everything you need, right at your fingertips. But, sometimes homeschool moms need to be able to curl up ...

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The Distractible Child


In this episode of Life Plus Homeschooling, Carol Barnier and host Rebecca Kehiler discuss these questions and their own personal experiences in creating a more peaceful learning environment with a distractible child in your homeschool.

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Easter Monday Mess


Today is Easter Monday for those who follow the liturgical calendar. For the rest of us, we probably have the traditional post-Easter Monday mess to clean. Easter or Resurrection Sunday celebrations often leave behind their own remnants that require clean ...

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Well Planned Day Planners


Successful Homeschooling Starts with a Well Planned Day! The original Well Planned Day homeschool planners, student planners, weekly agendas, wall calendars, and more — all from the Well Planned Gal!

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Economics for Everybody


In this episode of Life Plus Homeschooling, Thomas Purifoy talks about his Economics for Everybody series, and answers the question,"How does a Charlie Chaplin film relate to economics?"

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Math on Good Friday


Math. It’s been one of our focus points all month. Everything from basic addition to advanced math shows up on the radar of the homeschool family. For example, eventually, you will have to wrestle with solving equations like this: f(x)=x^2-3. ...

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