Encouragement When Life Threw a Curve Ball

Encouragement Comes Just at the Right Moment

written by Jessica Shackelford

Have you ever “met” someone, a virtual influencer, that you instantly felt a connection to? I was first introduced to Amy Roberts while enjoying the Hip Homeschool Moms conference calls on Google Hangouts. This year, I was excited to see that Amy has a podcast called Raising Arrows. Since I have children that are close to her kids’ ages, as well as our commonality of homeschooling and managing a household, I instantly binge listened to the all of her podcasts.

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Tips from a Family of Four to Afford a Trip to Asia on Any Budget

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Traveling long-term around the world with a family is a dream that many people long to realize, but it’s also the one that often seems impossible. However, with some organization, saving, and creativity, all is possible. Travelling can give you a lot of freedom, independence, adventure and education in locations ranging from very minimal ones to those of utter luxury. Continue reading

Total Language Plus Literature Based Homeschool Curriculum #Review

written by April Stephens

Total Language Plus is a homeschool curriculum, featuring literature-based unit lessons designed for Grades 3-12. Total Language Plus combine spelling, grammar, literature, and vocabulary into just one single curriculum. Total Language Plus is a program that is Christian-based in nature, but not all of the books in the program have a Christian theme. The fascinating aspect of this program is that whatever book my child is reading, the entire unit study is based on that novel, including artwork, projects, writing lessons and activities.


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