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Keeping Your Teens Engaged

Keeping Your Teens Engaged

“I’ll do it later mom” or “leave me alone” are common phrases spoken by teens as they head to their room and shut the door.  Navigating the teen years is challenging, but homeschooling through the teen years is even more difficult. You are never sure if your teen is...

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Pursuing Patience

Pursuing Patience

As Christians, we know we should be patient with our children. Some might not admit it, but it can be tough to deal with unruly, wild, or rude children. I have been a dance teacher for children aged 4-13 for about two years, and during that time I have had to deal...

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Extracurriculars for High Schoolers

Extracurriculars for High Schoolers

Extracurricular activities are a part of high school, but are they really important? Yes! Extracurricular activities provide the chance to learn valuable life lessons while earning high school credit. They give teens an opportunity to take a break and do something...

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Taming the Dragons

Taming the Dragons

A Tale of a Wandering Mind A dragon swoops over the roofs of a mountain village, roaring in fury. Several men in glowing metal armor run toward a chrome spaceship, blasters in hand. Metal rings on metal as a pirate battles a mutinous crew member atop the rolling deck...

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Look What You’ve Helped Us Do!

Look What You’ve Helped Us Do!

Dear IAHE Members and Supporters, As we wrap up another year of dedication to the cause of home education, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the accomplishments of the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE) over the past year. We are immensely proud of...

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Making the Most of Field Trips

Making the Most of Field Trips

Field trips are fun and rewarding experiences, for you and your students. Not only do you learn something on these outings, but you get a much-needed break from a normal school day. There are lots of ways to make field trips successful, and they vary in length and...

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Exploring Career Paths

Exploring Career Paths

Isn’t it just fantastic when our children show interest in a particular subject or in a future career path? It gives us an exciting opportunity to fuel that natural curiosity that children have.  Whether your son or daughter is 6 or 16, helping them explore their...

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Companies Want a Piece of the Pie

Companies Want a Piece of the Pie

August is upon us which means families and education vendors across Indiana are making plans for the 2023-2024 school year. You may have heard that Indiana homeschools can now receive government funding. This is completely false. You may have been told that Indiana...

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Planning, Books, and Fun, Oh My!

Planning, Books, and Fun, Oh My!

Here I am with summer coming to a close and a fresh, new school year before me. As I have been enjoying weekend camping trips with nights around the campfire sharing family stories and gooey smores, I have also been planning this coming school year—the curriculum, the...

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