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Will was 4 years old when he first began selling.  He and his sister, 18 months his senior, would sell flubber at small, local arts & crafts fairs twice a year.  As a homeschool mom, I was always thinking of ways to make learning fun, especially in the younger years.  So one of the “fun” activities would be making flubber.  They enjoyed it so much that we always had flubber around the house and handing themRead More
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We live in a crazily, busy world, where basketball practice, playdates and music lessons come before some of the more crucial life lessons: Manners. So maybe we need to remind ourselves that our children will someday become the future politicians, entrepreneurs, parents and leaders in society.  Their success in life is directly related to what we instill in them now. So let’s make teaching manners to our children a priority.  And if we’re not teachingRead More
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July 2, 2015

Making Family Vacations A Family Affair

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Family vacations during the summer are memorable times for kids. But it’s often a stressful time for mom who ends up having to do everything. It doesn’t have to be that way. Make a decision to change the way you do family vacations by getting your kids involved. It’ll not only help ease the burden for parents but the kids will be playing a role in creating their own memories. So let’s change the wayRead More
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Click play to listen: 3:10 https://parentledacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/FAJ3-10914-6.01-PM.mp3 Reportedly 1 in 3 students are victims of bullying.  What is bullying?  Bullying is defined as “intentionally aggressive, usually repeated” verbal, social or physical behavior aimed at a specific person or group of people. 83 percent of girls and 79 percent of boys report being bullied either in school or online.  I still remember the first time I was bullied in school.  I was in 6th grade at Lincoln ElementaryRead More
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Today there is a great debate over public school and the new Common Core standards being inflicted upon our children.  Many parents are choosing to homeschool more and more as they see their children’s education going into the wrong direction.  Early studies have shown that children are confused and frustrated over the “new teaching methods” that Common Core is procuring with our children.  Some of the problems with Common Core is that it is wantingRead More
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101 WEBSITES TO GET YOU MORE INVOLVED WITH YOUR KIDS​

These websites were handpicked because of their ease, educational benefits and free!  Put away your phone and be fully present with your child for even just 5 min. a day and you’ll notice a big difference in the way you and your child connect!

101 WEBSITES
TO HELP PARENTS
GET MORE INVOLVED

These websites were handpicked because of their ease, educational benefits and free! Put away your phone and be fully present with your child for even just 5 min. a day and you’ll notice a big difference in the way you and your child connect!