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Mr. Christmas: “Just a suggestion if you’re trying to find me a present.” Because who wouldn’t want a #Christmas sweater with BLINKING LIGHTS on it?! I swear I was dying. What teenager would be caught in something like this? Only mine. He also showed me a bathrobe that looks like Santa’s outfit, all red and […]

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10 DOs and DON’Ts for Christmas Spending http://themommaknows.com/10-dos-and-donts-for-christmas-spending/ http://themommaknows.com/10-dos-and-donts-for-christmas-spending/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:47:00 +0000 http://www.5kidsandadog.com/2010/12/10-dos-and-donts-for-christmas-spending/ This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

1. DO Make a list of everyone you are buying gifts for, and a couple of ideas for each person, and take it with you when you go shopping. Stick with your list. 2. DO Pay cash. You will be more careful of what you spend, and what you buy. Even writing a check doesn’t […]

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Black Friday Homeschool Sales and Deals http://themommaknows.com/black-friday-homeschool-sales-deals/ http://themommaknows.com/black-friday-homeschool-sales-deals/#respond Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:41:12 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=35580 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your turkey day is filled with laughter, family, and amazing food! We do a fairly low-key Thanksgiving, spending the later evening gathering our lists for some Black Friday shopping– sometimes. In recent years I have enjoyed the convenience of online shopping, and discovered that MANY curriculum companies have great sales on […]

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Homeschoolers Benefit the Community http://themommaknows.com/homeschoolers-benefit-community/ http://themommaknows.com/homeschoolers-benefit-community/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:00:40 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=35532 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Homeschoolers benefit the community in many ways. Parents who home educate have the advantage of passing on their values as they live their lives in front of their children. Family values, community involvement, outreach, and community service are all easily caught, as well as taught because parents and children are together for the majority of each […]

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Inevitable Gaps and Amazing Strengths http://themommaknows.com/inevitable-gaps-amazing-strengths/ http://themommaknows.com/inevitable-gaps-amazing-strengths/#respond Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:00:22 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=35484 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Homeschoolers are perhaps the worst when it comes to stressing about educational gaps. Gaps are inevitable, because it simple isn’t possible to know EVERYTHING about everything. When it comes to the Autism Spectrum though, there are gaps everywhere. The strengths and the gaps of Autism can make me crazy. Far from his original diagnosis of […]

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