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How to Start Homeschooling

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Have you entertained the idea of homeschooling your children? For many parents, it seems more like a vague theory that a viable possibility, and they find themselves feeling like this... "I love the idea of homeschooling my...
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Book Suggestions for Kids of All Ages

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Are you looking for book suggestions for you kids? Below you'll find over 100 options! There are timeless classics, daring adventure stories, inspiring tales, and newer selections that are all widely popular. Many of...

12 Tips For Encouraging Your Child to Read This Summer

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During my years as a public schoolteacher, there were two questions that parents repeatedly asked. Well, there were lots, but I'm just going to address two of the most common. "What can we work on during...

Ideas for Making a Summer Bucket of Fun List and a FREE Printable

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With summer right around the corner, there's no time like the present to start planning a season filled with fun! I use the word plan in the loosest sense of the word. Summer should be delightful...

Summer Bucket of Fun List

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There's no excuse for the kids to be bored here in Knoxville this summer. Our city has a vast array of activities to keep children of all ages busy all summer long! If you...
fresh fruit snacks for kids

Four Kid-Made Fresh Fruit Snacks

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Do your kids love to help you out in the kitchen? Directly involving kids in kitchen tasks carries so many benefits. As you're preparing meals and snacks together, you're also creating memories, teaching them how...

Classes and Activities for Knoxville’s Home School Students

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As the school year comes to a close, visions of beach vacations and outdoor activities are dancing in students' heads. However many home school parents are already preparing for next year by selecting curriculum,...
12 Simple Ways to Make Birthdays Special

12 Simple Ways to Make Birthdays Special

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March is a big month for our family! My husband and I celebrate our wedding anniversary, and two of children have their birthdays during the windy month of March. All of these upcoming observances got me...
The Done List

The Done List

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Do you ever have days where you wake with a sense of dread because of all you have to get done that day? Maybe the baby woke up early - before you could even...

Knoxville Restaurants with Free and Discounted Kids’ Meals

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Does your family enjoy eating out? Knoxville certainly has no shortage of great places to dine. For families with children, eating at a restaurant can be an expensive outing though. Here are some places in Knoxville...
Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Recipe and Thanksgiving Memories

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When my sister and I were growing up, Momma always made our holidays wonderful. The traditions, decorations, crafts, and food... Oh, the food! Holidays of my past are coated in warm, buttery memories. My...

Raising A Grateful Child

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The holidays are upon us! A time of giving thanks and acknowledging that it really is "better to give than to receive." Right? Our culture and media seem to put out a different message...