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Keys to Effectively Communicating with Your Children

We've all learned as adults that communicating with others is not just important, it is necessary. We must communicate, in one way or another, to have our basic needs met, function in a work environment, or interact with our family at home.

Back to School Blues

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, including summer break. Between unexpected events and a good bit of procrastination, I keep pushing back the start of our new year. It would seem I have a touch of the "back to school blues!"

Back to (Home) School Ideas: Seven Ways to Encourage Kids to Get Excited

Back-to-school for kids who go to traditional school means back packs, locker chandeliers, and the school list that we spy other moms trying to fill in the local Walmart. These traditions don't always work for those of us who school in our PJs.

NC DNPE Update

The NC Division for Non-Public Education (DNPE) has implemented a major change in their school database that affects homeschools.