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{Catholic} Homeschooling through High School

One of the scariest tasks I have had to endure is homeschooling our oldest child through high school.  He is currently a Senior and itRead more »

Saint Philomena, HELP! Book Review & Giveaway

Saint Philomena, HELP! is a lovely book written by homeschooling mother of six and Catholic author, Christine Henderson. Mrs. HendersonRead more »

10 Ways to Find Joy in Our {Catholic} Homeschool

It was the third week of Advent. My shoes were uncomfortable, my skirt did not fit right, my veil kept falling off and even the cushion onRead more »

{Catholic} Home Educating Journeys from Around the World, Part 1

This is a new series, entitled {Catholic} Homeschooling Journeys from Around the World where I have asked several mothers who are nowRead more »

Virtues Program Review & Giveaway for the {Catholic} Home & School

This is not your normal homeschooling article as this program can be used by any Catholic parent, a Catholic Virtues Program integratingRead more »

Journal Writing in your {Catholic} Homeschool

Are you having trouble getting your children to write stories or writing in general in your {Catholic} homeschool? Why not introduceRead more »

When the Weather Turns Nice, It is Gut Check-Time for the {Catholic} Homeschool

So what exactly do I mean when I say, “When the Weather Turns Nice, It is Gut Check-Time for the {Catholic} Homeschool?” WhenRead more »

A Foolproof {Catholic} Homeschool Day

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to attend a local homeschool “Mom’s Day Out.” One of theRead more »

Back to Basics in {Catholic} Homeschooling

This article comes to you almost exactly on the anniversary of when we first introduced this series on {Catholic} Homeschooling.  As weRead more »

Creating a Monastery in Your {Catholic} Homeschool in 10 Steps

When I was in college, I prayed and discerned a vocation to become a sister or a nun.  I was enthralled by the Carmelite Sisters of theRead more »

Teaching Reading in your {Catholic} Homeschool

If you are teaching reading to your little one or have a child who is having trouble reading, then it is vital that they become proficientRead more »

10 Steps to Selecting a {Catholic} Homeschool Curriculum

Selecting a curriculum can be a truly overwhelming task each year for homeschooling mothers.  So many times I have said to myself,Read more »

Teaching Religion in the {Catholic} Homeschool

Quite often I am asked about how I deal with teaching religion in our homeschool. My thoughts on this have evolved over our 15+ years ofRead more »

Getting Over the Free-Range Chicken Syndrome, Order in {Catholic} Homeschooling

For me, homeschooling was about pride for a long time. We were going to do everything differently from schooled children, every day, andRead more »

Learning Styles in the {Catholic} Homeschool

My husband is incredibly smart.  He goes to visit someone once and two years later he knows exactly how to get there without directions.Read more »

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