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Best Series for Starting Chapter Books

As your children grow, both you and your children can easily make the leap beyond picture books to chapter books. While each child’s interests and attention spans vary greatly, here are five of the best chapter book series we’ve read that have our own children asking for just one more chapter before switching off the light.

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A Month of Mom Hacks

A well-known retailer has dedicated the month of May (M.O.M.) to celebrating moms (and dads) by offering a helpful parenting tip each day of the month. Here are five of our favorite creative solutions from Babies “R” Us.

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Follow-up Movie Questions to Get Beyond “It Was Good”

Seeing a movie provides an instant topic of conversation that should engage both you and your child no matter the age range. However, if you would like a more detailed response from your child than the general, “It was good,” after asking how he or she liked it, here are a few other question ideas.

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Can You Memorize These 3 Learning Songs?

By learning through song, children and adults alike can absorb facts that otherwise would be much more difficult to memorize. Best of all, using music is not only beneficial for education, but it’s also a lot of fun. Challenge yourself and your children to see if you can memorize these 3 learning songs!

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Tim Tebow Writes Book for Homeschoolers

Popular Christian athlete, philanthropist, and author Tim Tebow has written a book to help homeschool parents and children discover their true identity. "I know being homeschooled may not be the easiest thing in the world, so I wanted to write a book just for you,” Tebow wrote.

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3 Volunteer Ideas That Could Open Your Child’s Eyes

Though there are literally thousands of places you could volunteer, here are three volunteer opportunities that could open your child’s eyes (and your own) to see the daily circumstances of neighbors in your community and how they vary from your own.

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One-Week, 10-Minute Workout Plan

As a busy homeschool mom, it’s easy to use time as an excuse for not working out. However, you don’t have to dedicate hours at a time to make a commitment to exercising. Use this one-week, 10-minute workout plan to begin a new workout routine.

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The Most Desired Mother’s Day Gift Is…

According to a 2016 RetailMeNot survey, a nice meal topped the list of the most desired Mother’s Day gifts followed by gift cards and a day free of responsibilities. Despite its top ranking, the gift of a nice meal came with a warning for dads and children considering the popular gift.

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Daniel’s Prayer Offers Template for National Day of Prayer

Americans across the country are invited to participate in the National Day of Prayer which encourages personal repentance and righteousness in the culture. “God longs for His people to humble themselves and to seek forgiveness and pray for guidance,” wrote Franklin Graham.

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Nature, History, and Even Shopping Highlight Top Spring Attractions

Many Americans are eager to get outside this spring after being tucked inside their homes all winter, as evidenced by TripAdvisor’s latest list of the top trending U.S. attractions this spring.

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Make Paper May Day Baskets with Your Kids

May 1 is still an excellent opportunity in the year to express your love and best wishes for your family and neighbors. If you want to surprise someone with a thoughtful spring gift this year, try making these colorful, paper May Day baskets with your kids.

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100 Books You Should Read to Your Child

Few things in life are as memorable and beneficial as sharing one of your favorite books with your child. Spend hours bonding together and prepare to find a new favorite with these 100 books you should read to your child.

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Family Continues Fight to Homeschool in Germany

Nearly four years after their children were taken from them for homeschooling. Dirk and Petra Wunderlich continue their homeschool fight in Germany. Last week, the couple made their final appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to protect their right to homeschool their four children, a decision that could take until the end of the year.

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Quick Tips for Teaching a Fidgety Child

All children are uniquely created in the image of God, and each child is blessed with his/her own gifts that can be used to praise Him. For some children who have a high bodily-kinesthetic intelligence, that means they learn best through movement. If you have a child who needs movement, try these quick tips for teaching a fidgety child.

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Take a 10-Minute Health Challenge

Make a positive impact on your well-being in just 10 minutes each day! Each day for the next month, simply choose a different activity listed on our printable health challenge activity sheet to complete 30 activities that will benefit you either physically, emotionally, or mentally.

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10 Patriots’ Day and Boston Marathon Facts

Although it’s not officially a holiday in the majority of the country, Patriots’ Day is a great day to celebrate the United States. No matter where you live in America, read these 10 quick facts on Patriots’ Day and the Boston Marathon to remember the freedoms we’re blessed to have in our country.

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What Jackie Robinson Can Teach Homeschoolers

Three score and ten years ago, a great man took his place in American lore. The current location of this famous day is a rundown apartment building that has endured years of poverty and crime-infestation, but 70 years ago, this location had the nation’s eyes fixed upon it. It was April 15, 1947.

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Butterfly Snack Packs

Bring a smile to your children’s faces by surprising them with a butterfly-themed snack time. Best of all, these butterfly snack packs can be created with just a few common household items, and they can easily be filled with just about any of their favorite healthy snacks.

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Russian Homeschoolers Rapidly Rising

Less than 30 years removed from the cold war, Russia could now be home to 100,000 homeschoolers as the popularity of at-home learning rapidly rises. “Russian law specifically states that the parents are the primary educators of their children,” said Pavel Parfentiev.

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Wise Homeschool Moms Reveal Their Best Motivation Tips

As the end of the traditional school year approaches and the weather improves outside, it can be harder to keep your child motivated to complete his or her schoolwork. To help you finish the school year strong, check out the best motivation tips from 20 wise homeschool moms.

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