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This Week In History – September 25th – October 1st

On this week’s episode of Live the Adventure Radio, Executive Producer Bill Heid and historian Bill Potter are going to discuss important dates in history from September 25th – October 1st. It is our hope and our prayer that you use this information to not just reflect on what God has done in space and time, but also to do ...

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5 Must Do Activities For Mom This Summer

Summer is here! You’ve survived another school year. Whether it was a great one or one that you are more than ready to move on from, it’s time to make plans for the summer. But this article isn’t about plans for keeping the kids busy all summer. This is about making plans for mom so she is rested and prepared ...

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Why Study Ancient Rome?

The ancient Romans left a treasure trove of ideas to the modern world. This legacy included many concepts that are still very important even today. Systems of laws and government, architecture, literature, and language are just a few key concepts brought to us by none other than the Ancient Romans. What set the Romans apart from other ancient societies was ...

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A Living Sacrifice

“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.” Romans 12:1-2 History is filled with the stories of those we call the “heroes of the faith.” Hebrews chapter eleven gives a chronicle of many named and unnamed heroes and heroines. The stories ...

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End Of The Year Reality Check For Homeschool Moms

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching …so that means homeschool moms are feeling pressure to get everything wrapped up. They are also tempted to feel guilty about how much they didn’t accomplish when they look at the plans they created last fall. But how much of it is necessary and true? Let’s do an end of year ...

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Celebrate! 12 Special End-Of-Year Activities

Whether you homeschool year-round or follow a more traditional schedule and enjoy a summer break, it’s always nice to celebrate the passage of another homeschool year together. Take some time this spring or summer to acknowledge your family’s hard work in home education and celebrate your child’s accomplishments this homeschool year. Have an ice cream sundae promotion night. Invite the ...

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Homeschooling With Chronic lllness

Chronic illness presents many unique challenges in life. However, it doesn’t have to be a roadblock to homeschooling. In fact, homeschooling can be an excellent choice for a family dealing with chronic illness. Let’s consider a few ways homeschooling is a great fit for a parent with chronic illness. Embracing the Freedom of Homeschooling Homeschooling allows you greater control over ...

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Raising Creative Kids

Children naturally love to pretend and imagine. Unfortunately, many people view this as wasted time or valueless play. Nothing could be further from the truth. Imaginative play is a natural springboard to teach your child how to think critically and solve problems, among many other skills. Pretend play has many positive benefits for children. As they pretend, they learn about ...

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What About Standardized Testing?

Yearly standardized testing is definitely a hot-button issue among homeschooling families. Some embrace it as a means to gauge their homeschooling efforts, while others dread it like the plague.  And, to make it even more complicated, homeschool testing requirements vary wildly from state to state. I am often asked by non-homeschoolers, “What about testing? How do you know your children ...

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