Category Archives: life-long learning

Fun Hands-On Math Activities Part 2

This is Part 2 of a series on fun math activities you can do at home. You can find a list of all the posts in this series in the “Fun Math Activities” section on the Home Education Tips page. … Continue reading

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Fun Hands-On Math Activities

So many times, children (and youth and adults, too) “hate” math because it seems like nothing but a bunch of useless theory. If you can teach your child mathematical concepts through interesting real-life activities, instead of textbook work, they’ll develop a … Continue reading

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Tips to a new home school mom

(The following post was originally a letter from myself to a new home schooling mom who was worried about her ability to educate her children. I hope it will encourage you, too!) Let me assure you: the majority of children … Continue reading

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Tips for when a spouse isn’t convinced about homeschooling

Tips from one homeschool mom to another about when a spouse isn’t convinced about homeschooling: (I originally published these tips back in 2008 on a previous version of this blog–but I think they are worth revisiting. What do you think?) … Continue reading

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Education and Home School Quotable Quotes

Following are a list of “quotable quotes” about education and home schooling… which I published on a previous version of this website–way back on March 27, 2008! Some blog posts are evergreen, worthy of being resurrected 🙂 I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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What’s a Pen and Paper Mama?

Every time I hand out one of my business cards or take a Pen and Paper Mama Services deposit to the bank, someone is sure to ask me, “What is a pen and paper mama?” Well, let me see… Oh! … Continue reading

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Summer Tutoring

After about 3 weeks of vacation with our family, I’m back to work! And one of the things I am most enjoying is “summer tutoring!”   What makes summer tutoring so enjoyable? Well, instead of sitting in my classroom/office the … Continue reading

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