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a homeschooling carnival – December 12, 2012

Welcome to the December 12, 2012 edition of a homeschooling carnival.

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Olivia Lewis presents 10 Signs Your Child is Addicted to Texting posted at Nanny News Network, saying, “Instant messaging, Twitter and unlimited texting on many cell phone plans have led to a texting craze among today’s youth. Kids will commonly communicate by texting instead of speaking, even when sitting next to each other on the couch. This texting phenomenon is something that is becoming an increasingly large concern to some parents.”

Janet Golovine presents 5 Books that Explain Cancer to Kids posted at Become A Nanny, saying, “Tackling tough subjects like cancer with a child is one of the hardest parts of being a parent. How do you explain something that you’re having difficulty coming to grips with yourself? When it comes time to talk about cancer with your children, especially if the disease strikes your own home and family, you need all of the support and resources you can muster. That’s where this next list of books comes in.”

Brittany Harris presents 10 Great Tips for Teaching Kids Money Management posted at NannyPro.com.

Suzanne Cullen presents How to Make Your Own Candles posted at aupair.

Shelby Martin presents 11 Handprint Holiday Crafts posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “Tis the season of gift giving! This year, rather than taking the kids out to the stores to find gifts for family members, why not have your children make gifts for their grandparents, aunts and uncles instead? Crafts made from prints of your child’s hands, feet, and even thumbs are treasured keepsakes that are held onto and brought out years later when the children are grown.”

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Liz E presents The Educational Headlines Get Scarier posted at Homeschooling in Buffalo.

Susan Kilbride presents Free Colonial America Activities! posted at Funtastic Unit Studies! Home, saying, “Author Susan Kilbride is giving away two free units of colonial activities to go along with the first two chapter books in her “Our America” series.”

Brittany Harris presents 30 Blogs with Tips for Homework Help posted at NannyPro.com.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of a homeschooling carnival using our carnival submission form. The next edition of a homeschooling carnival will be available on December 26, 2012.

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a homeschooling carnival – November 28, 2012

Welcome to the November 28, 2012 edition of a homeschooling carnival.

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J.Rae presents Make Your Own Jellied Cranberry Sauce in a Can! posted at Little Mom on the Prairie.

Cherry Liu presents Top 10 Christmas Collectibles posted at House Sitting Jobs, saying, “Buying a new Christmas collectible for your Christmas decoration or ornament collection is a tradition that many people have.”

Daniel Long presents 10 Family Friendly Warm Places to Go for Winter Break posted at Hire a Nanny, saying, “If you live in a cooler climate that experiences wintry weather during the colder months, but aren’t a fan of toughing out the colder days or participating in winter sports, the idea of escaping to a warm, sunny locale for a quick family vacation during winter break can be incredibly appealing.”

Janet Golovine presents 10 Things Moms Like to Save Through the Years posted at Become A Nanny, saying, “Even the most dedicated de-clutterers have a box or a container stashed somewhere that’s housing mementos and keepsakes from their children’s early years that they aren’t yet ready to part with.”

Shelby Martin presents 10 Things Your Toddler Can Do to Help Around the House posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “Parents may have great intentions of getting their children involved in chores around the house, but life can frequently get in the way of even the best of intentions.”

David Leonhardt presents A Walk in the Woods – saving money and getting fit posted at Self-Help Happiness Blog, saying, “Parents who want to do healthy activities with their kids are in for a challenge. Here are some kid-tested tips on how to make that wholesome walk in the woods exciting even for the most uninterested child.”

Kaylee Adams presents 10 Awkward Things Parents Have to Teach Their Kids posted at Find A Nanny, saying, “As your child’s first and primary teacher, you have the responsibility of imparting basic life lessons to her.”

Lynda Albertson presents 5 Candy Cane Ornaments that You Can Make With Kids posted at Nanny Babysitter, saying, “During the holiday season candy canes tend to make a dominate appearance in the candy aisle, and are a traditional holiday treat.”

Arianna Lee presents 10 Things Kids Just Love to Collect posted at Part Time Nanny, saying, “Kids are notorious for collecting all sorts of things, whether the items they’re collecting make sense to an adult or not.”

Brittany Harris presents 30 Blogs With Tips for Keeping Christmas Simple posted at NannyPro.com, saying, “It may be called the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but it can easily become the most stressful time of the year for busy families who are struggling to make ends meet.”

Carter White presents 10 Common Reasons Why Teen Siblings Fight posted at Babysitting, saying, “If you have teenagers, then you know that there are a lot of ups and downs with raising them. They are pushing the boundaries and getting ready to leave the nest.”

Eric Taylor presents 10 Tips for Dealing with a Child Threatening to Run Away posted at Nanny Care, saying, “The National Runaway Switchboard estimates that up to 2.8 million children and teens run away from home each year.”

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Liz E presents Happiness as an Educational Goal posted at Homeschooling in Buffalo.

Alex Du Toit presents We Learn From Living posted at TRUE Earth Mama – Blog.

Denise Young presents 10 Good Ways to Help a Child That Says They are Dumb posted at Au Pair Care, saying, “Struggling with schoolwork can leave kids feeling stripped of their self-esteem and convinced that they aren’t as intelligent as their peers.”

Belinda Letchford presents Homeschool Plans for Christmas time posted at Live life with your Kids!.

Steve Jackson presents 10 Storage Ideas for Saving Some of Your Child’s Homework posted at Housekeeping, saying, “Whether it’s for sentimental reasons or as part of a tutoring program, parents often find themselves holding on to their child’s old homework.”

Karen Loethen presents My Blog: Advice from Expert Homeschoolers posted at Homeschool Atheist Momma, saying, “a blog post with advice on homeschool from the experts…my kids!”

Joe Taylor presents 10 Signs Your Child is a Gifted and Talented Student posted at Live Out Nanny, saying, “Parents generally think all of their children are pretty special, but some kids really are uniquely gifted when it comes to learning and grasping schoolwork.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of a homeschooling carnival using our carnival submission form. The next edition of a homeschooling carnival will be available on December 12, 2012.

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a homeschooling carnival – November 14, 2012

Welcome to the November 14, 2012 edition of a homeschooling carnival.

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Shelby Martin presents Teaching Your Child About Peer Pressure posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “We’re surrounded by peer pressure every day in a variety of different ways, from the unknown forces of the media to our friends and family.”

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Kerin Gedge presents My Alphabet Song posted at Kerinthian’s, saying, “My kids are too young for school yet but I’ve been giving them a head start by writing my own educational songs for them, here’s one of them…”

Liz E presents Worm Farming Adventures posted at Homeschooling in Buffalo.

Kevin Thompson presents 5 Fun Ways to Teach Kids about Thanksgiving posted at Nanny Needed, saying, “The first Thanksgiving as we know it was celebrated in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. It was a celebration that was born from the pilgrims desire to give prayers of thanksgiving to God for giving them a good harvest.”

Neurismar presents Lesson 5 posted at GRINGO BRAZIL, saying, “Lesson 5″

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Shelby Martin presents 10 iPhone Apps for Kids that Support Montessori Based Learning posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “The Montessori approach to education was developed by Maria Montessori, an educator and physician in Italy.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of a homeschooling carnival using our carnival submission form. The next edition of a homeschooling carnival will be available on November 28, 2012.

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