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Purposeful Homeschooling
Purposeful Homeschooling

Lifeschooling encourages character, connection, curiosity, and creativity Once upon a time, I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up. Lots of books and summers off sounded like a good plan. More than that, I had had a series of bad experiences in public school and I wanted to make a difference somehow. I…

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Lifeschooling: Making Learning Count
Lifeschooling: Making Learning Count

Ok, let’s do a short quiz today… First question: how much math do you remember from school? Oh, that’s right, you only remember addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Why do you remember those? Yes, that’s correct. It’s because you use them all the time in everyday life. Second question: Have you learned more or less…

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Teen Gift Self-knowledge
Give Your Teen the Gift of Self-Knowledge

All teens are gifted. However, the gifts need to be discovered. Give your teen the gift of self-knowledge.   Sometimes I irritate people when I say that all teens are gifted. They would prefer an idea of giftedness that makes some people privileged and the other people not:   • My teen is intellectually gifted….

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future fashion designer
Encouraging Your Future Fashion Designer

By Amanda Jensen, Weird by Choice When it comes to God’s “giftings” my children’s interests and skillsets are as different as their breakfast choices. One prefers traditional eggs and toast, one vanilla yogurt with granola, another begs for the most processed option available in the grocery aisle and another keeps it simple with a daily…

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