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"Ruth" by Caryl McAdoo -- Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway

"Ruth" by Caryl McAdoo -- Book Review, Blog Tour, and Giveaway

About the Book Book:  RuthAuthor: Caryl McAdooGenre: Christian Historical RomanceRelease date: May 3, 2021The Lord works in mysterious ways.Fleeing heartache, shame, and betrayal, Ruth finds all her plans are thwarted until the untimely death of a goat that gives her hope! Hired as a wet-nurse for Logan’s orphaned son, she rejects his marriage-of-convenience proposal, hoping to find true love at the trail’s end. Going West (in what was later called the Great Migration of 1843) satisfies the widower’s wanderlust, and even though she turns him down, he determines to prove his love is true. Come along on this infamous journey of love and adventure. ...

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Joyful Homeschooling: 10 Practices That Add Joy to Your Learning Environment

Joyful Homeschooling: 10 Practices That Add Joy to Your Learning Environment

One of the greatest advantages homeschooling families enjoy is the freedom to design a learning environment, strategy, and lifestyle that suits the needs of each child individually, as well as the family as a whole. While reading, writing, and 'rithmetic are important to think about as you conjure ideas for next year, I highly recommend prioritizing joy in your homeschool as well. Here are 10 practices that are sure to add joy to your homeschool. Read Aloud Set aside a portion of each day for reading aloud. Regardless of the ages of your children, sharing in the classics, discovering the...

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Blog Tour and Giveaway: Dark Threat by Kimberly Rose Johnson

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Dark Threat by Kimberly Rose Johnson

About the BookBook:  Dark ThreatAuthor: Kimberly Rose JohnsonGenre: Romantic SuspenseRelease date: June 1, 2021Reporter Trinity Lockhart pursues a story but then unwittingly becomes the story.Acting on a tip from an anonymous source, Trinity investigates an art trafficking ring at a high-end Seattle gallery. She turns to handsome FBI agent Kyle Richards for help after being spotted by the crooks.Kyle is drawn to the feisty reporter, but he can’t afford a beautiful distraction when lives are at stake. He must trust his friends at Protection Inc. to watch over Trinity while he investigates the gallery.Will this couple overcome the impossible odds...

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Why Teach Human Development in Homeschool High School?

Why Teach Human Development in Homeschool High School?

This week on Homeschool Highschool Podcast: Why Teach Human Development in Homeschool High School? Why Teach Human Development in Homeschool High School? When Vicki was in graduate school for counseling, she specialized Human Development. She loved it so much because as a mom, she was watching Human Development develop in her own kids! After all Human Development is the study of how people grown and change from womb to old age. So, when her kids started to homeschool high school, she wanted them to have a Human Development course for their homeschool transcripts. She felt like it would be great...

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What We’re Reading in June 2021

What We’re Reading in June 2021

Late spring was no friend to my reading life. While I was busy trying to wrap up the school year--speak at my last homeschool conference of the season, close out co-op with a flourish, host one final tween book club, organize an end-of-the-year field trip for my kids and a few of our homeschooling friends, and celebrate my first homeschool graduate--I was also juggling some summer activities that were already getting underway--baseball practice, softball games, and driver's ed. It was a collision of seasonal activities and the fallout was not pretty. Not surprisingly, reading for pleasure was put on the back...

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