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RaisingSaints is a group of Catholic Mothers throughout the United States that chose to bring their children home to educate them. "Catholic homeschooling is the planned and organized teaching and training of children at home, for their peaceful and effective life in this world, and for their eternal salvation in the world to come." ~Father John Hardon
Thirteen Years of {Catholic} Homeschooling ~ Thirteen Simply Great Ideas

13 Years of {Catholic} Homeschooling ~ 13 Simply Great Ideas

My firstborn graduated from a high school course of study accepted by the state of Alaska and is now attending college (paid for byRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling Series: Looking Back

The ecclesiastical year is over, and a new year has begun.  With this, I thought it a good idea to do a recap of this seriesRead more »

{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 »

Hero Mothers in {Catholic} Home Education

Are you a hero mother? I bet you are. This week we completed our ninth week of school.  A small victory for anyone who teaches, butRead more »

Our {Catholic} Homeschool Curriculum for 2015-2016

One of the best feelings for a homeschooling parent is to know EXACTLY what you will be using early on in the Summer before the new schoolRead more »

The One Room Schoolhouse Approach: Catholic Schoolhouse

It is that time of year where everyone is figuring out what to use next school year.  Social Media is swamped with questions andRead 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 »

Ten Liturgical Activities for Advent

This article would actually apply for any Catholic family, not just home educators as it deals with liturgical activities for Advent.Read 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 »

{Catholic} Homeschooling FAQ

{Catholic} Homeschooling FAQ, I think I have heard them all, all the questions that parents have or maybe are confronted by totalRead 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 »

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