What Minnesota homeschoolers need to know when an official calls or knocks on your door.

*Disclaimer: We are not lawyers and are not intending to give a dissertation of the law nor are we giving legal advice. We do hope you will gain confidence to calmly and peacefully communicate with your school district, community and other agencies who truly have our kids best at heart. …

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Understanding social media as a parent

Facebook and Myspace came out about the time I was in high school. I remember talking about it with my friends ands setting up our accounts together. It was awesome because it was a place away from our parents eyes. We could talk to one another, look up whatever information …

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Parenting, Leadership and the One Minute Manager.

A few months ago I read Ken Blanchard’s the One Minute Manager. In my search for finding a marketing mentor, I stumbled upon this incredible man’s company. They are teaching the world’s top leaders how to develop relationships around them. Hungry for more I hopped on Minnesota’s SELCO library system. …

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When kids need to play

There is a pattern I am noticing in my kids lately. I see it the most in Madeline which makes sense, because she is three years older than the twins. She is between Love of Learning and Scholar, with occasional hours and days practicing scholar phase. I am thankful for Oliver and …

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How positive, strong social media, reflects the small town business community you live in.

We live in a small town and many of our clients will come from outside of the community. I-35 and I-90 intersect right outside of town. There are statistically more travelers on I-35 than I-90, but travelers pass by our town everyday. If there is one thing I have learned in life, …

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Our favorite owlets are back in Owlegories Vol. 5 The Lion The Lamb and The Bread

Pizza night is usually reserved for Friday nights at our house, but when we heard Owlegories had come out with their new Vol. 5, The Lion The Lamb The Bread, I knew we needed to change our schedule up a little bit. We baked our traditional cheese pizza, then cut and …

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Lead Like Jesus – Ken Blanchard

Over the last year and half I am thankful for the wisdom the Holy Spirit has given to me. He has continually helped me to know which questions to ask about leadership, marketing, business and family. Then he would lead me to pray for mentors who would be able to …

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My kid’s attitudes are making me quit homeschooling.

Our kids have chores they are required to do everyday. It doesn’t change unless they are sick, we have a field trip or circumstances come up we can’t control. Otherwise they have been trained or are in the process of being trained to perform the task. We try to make …

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