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8
Feb

Raising Godly Children in a Secular World

In the last couple of years, I’ve had the opportunity to speak at several Christian conferences and churches on the importance of parents teaching their kids apologetics (how to make a case for and defend the truth of the Christian faith). When I speak, I often begin by asking the following two questions. First, I...
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23
Jan

Who Doesn’t Like Free Stuff!

You’re passionate about homeschooling. We’re passionate about helping you on the journey! Curious about homeschooling or new to homeschooling? We’re here to help you, too! Be equipped, encouraged, and educated as you connect with like-minded and grace-filled families, participate in workshops, glean wisdom from experienced speakers, and find the resources you need in our huge exhibit halls. Make plans now to attend! Texas...
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11
Jan

Five Reasons Best-Selling Author S.D. Smith Backs Homeschoolers to Succeed

Despite the incredible growth in homeschooling and the development of excellent tools to serve those growing numbers of students, homeschooling is still subject to astonishing popular misunderstanding. Note how often concerned citizens still go straight to the “S” word when they hear your family engages in this strange and perplexing practice. You know what the...
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16
Dec

What to Tell the Co-op Teacher, Part 2

Congratulations! Your child’s co-op teacher, scoutmaster, or other group leader, has asked how to help this child with learning challenges. What do you say? First, review my last post on communicating with co-op teachers regarding your child’s challenges: Remember to keep it short and simple. Give a one or two sentence description of the student’s...
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14
Dec

What to Tell the Co-op Teacher, Part 1

What do we tell our kid’s teachers about our child’s learning challenges? Do we say anything? Will we scare them off? Whether to tell a teacher about your child’s learning difficulties is a personal decision. I don’t know your child or your teacher, but here are some guidelines: Does your child have issues that will...
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12
Dec

Sight Words? Are You Serious?

“Are we still teaching sight words?” asked the young mother of two. “I mean, Dr. Fussbottom, they were doing that kind of thing when my grandmother was a little girl. Haven’t we…I don’t know…, moved past that sort of old-school stuff?” “A fair question,” he said. “It is always good to re-visit things we’ve done...
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9
Dec

Boys and Video Games

Do you wonder why boys and men are so attracted to video games? Is your son addicted to video games? What are healthy ways to balance the love of video games with other healthy life practices? If you are wondering any of these things, you are not alone. Whereas most boys and men (and girls...
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