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Conversation Starters for Families to use All Year Long

Our family began a simple tradition many years ago that has had an incredibly positive impact on our dinner conversation.

We stopped asking our kids how their day was or what they did that day. Instead, we asked two simple questions:

  • What was the highlight of your day? (or what was your favorite part of the day?)
  • What was the hardest part of your day?

Our oldest child was only around 8 years old when we began to ask these questions on a regular basis and these two questions became the foundation for our current family conversation starters.

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How we homeschool on the go.

Homeschooling on the Go

I’ll admit that my favorite homeschool days are the ones we spend at home with no outside commitments or activities on the schedule. I protect our days at home as much as possible. But there are days that we have to take this show on the road.…

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Check out a Masterpiece Society Studio Membership for instant access to unlimited art coures all year long.
Art, Homeschooling

Review: Masterpiece Society Studio Membership

Are you ready for the ultimate art experience in your homeschool? Alisha Gratehouse, one of our favorite art teachers, has released an annual membership option for her art courses called the Masterpiece Society Studio Membership. Our family has enjoyed Alisha’s Mixed Media courses in the past. We are currently working through the…

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Creative Gift ideas for a teen girl.
Gifts, Holidays

Gifts for a Teen Girl

Need a few thoughtful and original gifts for a teen girl in your life? I was at a complete loss when it came to Christmas for my teen girls.  I started searching online and asking friends for ideas. In the end, I am thrilled about the options I found for…

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