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10 fun and thrifty STEM activities

10 Easy S.T.E.M. Activities for Your Homeschool

    Have you heard of S.T.E.M.?  I hadn’t heard of the term until my husband and I coached a F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League team in Alaska.  I wasn’t completely sure what it meant, you know, I know what the acronym stood for but didn’t understand why exactly science, technology, engineering, and mathematics needed to be …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Book FRIENDS WITH BOYS

Graphic Novel Book History  Since the late 1980’s there has been a rise in the popularity of the graphic novel book. Not to be confused with the comic book. As much as I have enjoyed reading graphic novels myself when I was younger, much younger, the content has not typically been what I would have …

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A Happy Boy Reading Books

How to Motivate Your Son to Read

After my oldest son moved away to college he confessed to me that classic books are a far better read than some of the nonsense published today.   My oldest son also told his Grandmother that he enjoyed poetry because I used to read poetry to him and his two younger brothers.  Yes, I did pat …

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15 Books Every Boy Should Read

  It Can Get Overwhelming Finding quality books for our boys to read can be a dauntless task.  You may search curriculum catalogs, ask the local librarian and talk with your friends.  Sometimes it can get overwhelming, right. That’s why I created this simple list of 15 quality books that every boy should find time …

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