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The Best Children's Desks and Study Tables of 2018

Posted in Reviews on December 1, 2016

We found that the most important physical characteristics of a children's desk were the practicality, functionality, and design. A children's desk should be practical. Realistically, most children will use a desk for numerous activities. Especially important for kids workspaces that will be used for many things, a study table should have all the functionality needed (drawers, pouches). Read More »

The Best Homeschool Planners (Printables, Hard Copy, & Digital)

Posted in Resources, Reviews on November 26, 2016

This article was updated and re-published on 11/26/2016. This page has multiple sections! If you know exactly what you are looking for you can skip ahead to the section you want to read. Jump me to: Organizing a homeschool with planners / What are homeschool planners Find out what type of homeschool planner is right Read More »

Trump Meets With Jerry Falwell Jr, Potentially About Becoming Secretary Of Education

Posted in News on November 21, 2016

Update 11/23/16: Trump has picked Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education There are a number of rumors that president-elect Donald J. Trump is considering appointing Jerry Falwell, Jr. to the position of Secretary of Education. Please remember that last week every newspaper was predicting that Dr. Ben Carson was Trump's only pick for this position. Read More »

This 19-Year-Old Homeschool Alum Just Became Ontario's Youngest Ever Elected Member of Parliament

Posted in News on November 18, 2016
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"Tonight, we have made history. We have elected the youngest serving MPP in Ontario history." (Img source: Twitter) Only 19-years-old, Sam Oosterhoff was just elected as the youngest ever Member of Ontario's Provincial Parliament (MPP). Oosterhoff didn't just win the election, he won by a landslide. His winning vote percentage was the highest in the past five elections with 54% Read More »

Home School Mentioned In Trump's Plan For First 100 Days

Posted in News on November 10, 2016

Yesterday president elect Donald J. Trump released a plan outlining what he hoped to accomplish during the first 100 days of his presidency. Throughout the election most homeschoolers were painfully aware that neither candidate spent very much time addressing homeschooling and their plans for education. On the one hand, Hillary has a long track record of statements about Read More »