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Teaching to Symptoms, Not a Diagnosis


Once you were given a diagnosis for your child, you wanted to know everything there was to know about it. You read the appropriate books, bookmarked the best websites, and joined the supportive forums. When it comes to homeschooling your ...

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The Law of Diminishing Returns


Like those people in old Europe who ate their food from pewter plates, slowly killing themselves by lead poisoning, Americans are poisoning their lives with sensual images and fantasies. People with lead poisoning get weak and nauseous at first, then ...

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Avancemos and Bien Dit

Avancemos and Bien Dit #homeschool @heduaonline

Avancemos and Bien Dit, the Spanish and French programs from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, include language, culture, grammar, and writing instruction.

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Make Homeschooling Work as a Single Parent


Do you ever get frustrated because your homeschool doesn’t match your dreams? Or maybe because it doesn’t measure up to how your friends (in real life or online) are doing? I wish I could put my arm around your shoulders, ...

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What’s For Dinner?


Hints for Moms on Meal Prep and Homeschooling Of Worms and Workbooks The mother bird perched on the edge of her nest, and dropped pieces into the upturned beaks. The little fledglings didn’t waste time on chewing, and before she’d ...

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Dealing with Death in a Homeschool


Death is the reality nobody wants to discuss. Therefore, most of us are unprepared to cope with it when it impacts us. I know this firsthand, because my mother died in my home just as my children were awaking to ...

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Wise Foundations


It’s one of those scenes you don’t forget. On one side of the lobby sat a young man — brilliant, yet completely full of himself. He asked hard questions, anticipating every answer. And facing him sat his fellow college classmates — big-hearted, ...

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Two Ways to Prepare Our Children for Marriage


We live in a society that is fixated on relationships. Specifically romantic relationships. And as of this summer, I officially have a teenage daughter in the house. Oh, and her preteen sister is a natural romantic. In all honesty, arranged ...

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Must Reads Homeschool Edition, October 25, 2014

#homeschool must reads @heduaonline

Welcome to “Must Reads: Homeschool Edition” for October 25, 2014! Before your weekend gets too busy, we’d like to inspire you with some of our favorite articles from the week from HEDUA’s sites and across the web. Each Saturday we’ll ...

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