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Bad Company: Good Board Games at Department Stores

Bad Company: Good Board Games at Department Stores   This post contains affiliate links. CHOIS may earn a small commission from links. Your purchase enables CHOIS to continue to inspire, promote, and protect home education in Idaho.   by Kathleen Bretton   If you want to buy

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While You’re Still Waiting

    When You’re Still Waiting   Simeon and Anna waited their whole lives for the Savior who would shine in the darkness.   My church family waits for the return of those loved college students and one to return from Africa for Christmas break.   A

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Memorizing God

Memorizing God   He gently traced the spidery veins on the back of my hand, blue and smooth beneath the transparent, pale skin. To my left, another little boy smoothed my braid, over and over, sometimes burying his nose in the honey brown strands, and sometimes brushing

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Holidays, Homeschooling, and Special Needs

  Holidays, Homeschooling, and Special Needs   by Heidi Forney   With any family, the holidays can be full of hustle and bustle as you try finish up gifts and cards for your family and friends, cooking that special dish for the potluck at church on Sunday,

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A Tapestry of Blessing

A Tapestry of Blessing by Audra Talley   Fall is my favorite time of year. The temperatures drop, the year’s harvest is being preserved for the winter, color bursts from every corner, our home school routine is established, and the kids are more content to be cozy

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Five

Part Five The Dawning Age of Homeschooling   by Linda Patchin   Idaho Code 33-202 in the early 1990’s read: 33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY… Unless the child is otherwise comparably instructed, as may be determined by the board of trustees of the school district in which the child resides, the parent

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Cooperative Board Games

Peace on Earth! Cooperative Board Games under the Christmas Tree By Kathleen Bretton This post contains affiliate links. CHOIS may earn a small commission from links. Your purchase enables CHOIS to continue to inspire, promote, and protect home education in Idaho.    Board games are a great way

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Idaho Homeschool History, Part Four

Idaho Homeschool History Part Four The Dark Ages of Idaho Homeschooling Click on the links to access Part One, Part Two, or Part Three by Linda Patchin   Idaho Code 33-202 in the 1980’s and early 1990’s read:   33-202 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE COMPULSORY…Unless the child is otherwise comparably

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A Stepping Stone

  A Stepping Stone By Katherine Dlugolonski   While those in most of our country know to attribute the First Thanksgiving to the Mayflower Pilgrims of Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621, I often wonder if many understand why on earth the Pilgrims undertook such a journey. The pat

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The Ultimate Homeschooler’s Guide to Board Games

The Ultimate Homeschooler’s Guide to Board Games (Organized by Subject!)   by Kathleen Bretton   This post contains affiliate links. CHOIS may earn a small commission from links. Your purchase enables CHOIS to continue to inspire, promote, and protect home education in Idaho.   What makes a quality

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