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Get Your Game Face On!

Get Your Game Face On!

After the 1,000th round of Hi-Ho Cherry-O, we’re all ready for something new! But finding games the whole family enjoys that younger children can play with their older siblings can be a challenge. Here are some ideas for you. These games are great for PreK to...

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Summertime Creativity

Summertime Creativity

It doesn’t seem like that long ago when my children were finishing up their schoolwork and looking forward to a change of routine in the summer. I remember preparing for our time off of “regular” school—trying to find a balance between planned activities and down time...

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Raising Patriotic Kids in an Unpatriotic World

Raising Patriotic Kids in an Unpatriotic World

If there’s ever a time to instill patriotism in our kids, it is now! In a time where history is being re-written, American heroes are being vilified, family values are disappearing, and the Constitution is being trampled on, it is imperative that we parents raise up...

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2021 IAHE Birthday Bash Week!

2021 IAHE Birthday Bash Week!

It's time to celebrate the IAHE's 38th birthday! We want to thank you for your support and encouragement. Don't miss these great deals below!   Did you know that the IAHE is one of the oldest homeschool organizations in the country? Founded June 27, 1983, the...

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Summer Projects for All

Summer Projects for All

Summer means different things to different people. It can mean vacations and traveling or sports and nights out, and to some, it might just mean hot and buggy. Whatever summer means to you, the season is now upon us, and whether you are taking a study break for a...

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Hiring Policy Does Not Supersede State Law

Hiring Policy Does Not Supersede State Law

On May 24, 2021, IAHE became aware of an Indiana homeschooler attempting to gain employment at a large retailer. The minor and her mother did their due diligence in providing the parental permission form and the most up-to-date Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL) Youth...

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Summer Schooling With a Spoon

Summer Schooling With a Spoon

I have picked the most benign object I could find and come up with a short unit study to keep your summer fun and fantastic! The famous but often-overlooked dinner spoon. Take a peek at the ideas below, and add your own ideas in the comments! Math & Science Heat...

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Honoring Their Sacrifice

Honoring Their Sacrifice

It’s Quiz Time! How much do you and your children know about Memorial Day? What was Memorial Day’s original name? Memorial ceremonies originated after which war? Why do we not “celebrate” Memorial Day? Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember men and women of the...

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When Seeds Grow

When Seeds Grow

This spring, I am reminded of the joy my family experienced each year when the completion of textbooks and workbooks trickled to an end. As each subject fell from our daily “to do” list, we had more time to devote to the goal of steadily finishing strong in subjects...

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We Wear Many Hats

We Wear Many Hats

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Are you excited? Are you thankful to be a mom? A homeschooling mom? Most of us are wearing many hats—wife, mom, teacher, guidance counselor, chauffeur, referee, chief cook... When we homeschool, there may not even be a summer...

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Is a Support Group for You?

Is a Support Group for You?

Whether you are just starting off on the journey of homeschooling or are a few years into it, may I encourage you to surround yourself with other homeschool families? One way to do this is to get involved in or even start a support group (SG) in your area.  A support...

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