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3 Ways to Focus on CHRISTmas {Great for Homeschoolers}

We can no longer deny that Christmas is here! Because it is! Just an aside–if I were Abraham Lincoln, I would have set Thanksgiving a couple weeks earlier. It leaves more time for the Christmas cookies decorations to be out. There are a few things I want to highlight that help make the season bright around here–not that Jesus’ birth needs any brightening, but sometimes…

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Christmas is just around the corner. Did that statement make you a little queasy? Did your heart start pounding a little faster? Did you instinctively stiffen, bracing yourself for a mad season of busyness during which you would grit your teeth and push just to get through it? Or did you smile and relax deeper into your seat, thinking of the peaceful, joy-filled time of…

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In exchange for this review, The 101 Series gave us a copy of Chemistry 101. Some other members of the Homeschool Review Crew reviewed Physics 101 and Biology 101. You can learn all about what others had to say by clicking on this banner: What is The 101 Series? I’m feeling very bullety, so I’m going to write almost everything with bullets. Yup, crazy fun. high school science courses video courses…

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Take note, faithful readers: The Critical Thinking Co.™ gave us a free copy of Sentence Diagramming: Beginning in exchange for this review. Before we get to the nitty-gritty, you must know that I am a big fan of The Critical Thinking Co. My kids have used some of their books from little on and really enjoyed them, although we never used their full programs…or anybody’s…

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Note: Accountable2You gave us a free year of their Family Plan in exchange for this review…which got a little longer than I had anticipated. Sorry ’bout that. If you want to read reviews from other members of the Homeschool Review Crew, which perhaps might be a little shorter and with fewer tears and less puppy talk, click on the banner below:   First, a little background…which most…

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Middlebury Interactive Languages gave my family free access to High School Spanish II Fluency for grades 9-12 in exchange for this review. We are always on the lookout for the best way to learn Spanish more fluently as a family, besides moving to Mexico or, my personal favorite option, hiring a Spanish-speaking cook. We frequently are in areas where Spanish is pretty essential. In fact, we participate in Spanish…

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Please note: We were given twelve months of access to Online Christian Filmmakers Academy from Family Gravity Media, a division of Families For Christ Ministries, Inc., in exchange for this review. In our biz (that’s the Christian music mission biz), a person needs to make videos…and ours stink. That is why we were excited to take film classes from Online Christian Filmmakers Academy. About the…

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