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Foster A Child’s Love For Reading


I am fortunate to have a child who loves to read. This, to me, only makes sense as I love to read as well. But while taking stock of others in my life ...

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Reasons to Home School

Old school education doesn't suit the children of today.

If you’ve heard of home schoolers but wondered why some parents do it – keep their children at home to learn rather than educate them at a public or private school – this ...

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Home School – A Viable Alternative


As this site is primarily about living in the country, and secondary about raising children in the country, one of the first aspects to your new country home that you’ll investigate is the ...

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Home Schooling – Elementary Age


The pages here on home schooling are as old as this website. Even after 10 years, after recent review, the concepts and theories have stood the test of time. Just like John Holt’s ...

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Children Who Read – The Love of Books

Children get excited about reading when they're ready.

As I write this I’ve just returned home from a day in town. My daughter and I were in the very small, local bookstore. The sign outside that store reads "Last bookstore for ...

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Music, Kids, and Christmas


Ready to teach your child some Christmas songs? They’re never too young to start and these tunes are upbeat, have easy chorus’ and some even provide a beautiful message and morals. Think back ...

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Planning to Home School


The nice part about home schooling is that there are so many styles to choose from. Choosing a style that suits your child will help him to learn quicker and make education fun. ...

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Structuring Your Home School Year


Once you’ve decided that home schooling your child or children may be a viable option, your next step may be to begin preparing your home schooling schedule. Some questions that will arise are ...

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What Do I Need to Start Home Schooling?


You can start home-schooling with just the items you have around the house. Bearing their age and abilities in mind – in fact you want to keep assessing their level of ability as ...

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Raising Children in the Country

Country Kid

If you’re no stranger to this website you’ll know why I’ve devoted an entire section to raising children in the country. You’ll also know that I began the celebration that is my daughter’s ...

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