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Resources for Anti-Racism As A Family

Dealing with racism is hard. As I'm writing this, the North American world is in the midst of reeling in the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmed Arbury, and Breonna Taylor. Protests and riots are filling the news and police brutality and systemic racism are topics being discussed everywhere. In the midst of all of the things that are...

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Are You Teaching Your Kids This One Vital Skill They Need To Thrive Through the Covid-19 Pandemic & Beyond?

How are you coping with the endless squabbles, frequent fisticuffs and constant bickering in your household during the lockdown – or is that just our family?! Dealing with emotions can be hard at the best of times, especially in a blended family of six –add the stress of this pandemic when we're all under the same roof with little opportunity for...

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How to Teach Kids at Multiple Grade Levels Together

How do I teach kids at various levels together? If you've got kids of multiple ages at home right now, this question just got very real. For most people, school closures mean that there are kids of multiple ages needing help for multiple subjects and parents everywhere are struggling. Your questions might sound something like this:  How...

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How to Get Your Kids to do Chores (Cheerfully!)

One of the big opportunities, but also one of the biggest struggles, in having kids home all the time is getting the housework done. Having more time at home together means that we have the freedom to teach our children about real life, through real life.  Now is the time to pick up some of the slack around life skills that gets overlooked...

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How To De-School Your Children

De-schooling = Thinking Differently. De-schooling is a process often mentioned in homeschooling communities; it's considered a vital part of the home education journey and whether you intend to send your kids back to school or not when they re-open, the process of de-schooling is still going to be vital to your learning journey at home over the...

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