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Homeschooling Across Canada’s Victoria Day Contest

The Canadian Homeschool Minute is a “weekly E-Newsletter for anyone homeschooling or considering starting. It’s brief yet packed with a powerful dose of encouragement to keep you going strong in your commitment to your family and to the Lord.” form The…
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Teaching the Challenging Child

(This article first appeared in The Canadian Homeschool Minute July 5, 2017)   Have you ever had to deal with that kid who no matter what you do seems to just balk at everything? Have you both ended up in tears…
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Tune into CBC radio Monday morning!

I’m going to be interviewed live on the Ontario Morning show with Wei Chen! Surprisingly, I’ll be talking about homeschooling. Specifically about homeschooling in Northumberland county. Tune in to listen live to support me. Or go to ; www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/Ontario-morning-from-CBC-radio Click…
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Broken vehicle adventures are coming to an end!! I Hope.

A couple days after Boxing Day I went out to start my van and the weirdest thing happened.  I turned the key and it clicked and honked!  I tried it a few more times until it started acting Really strange. …
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Adventure Time!

Adventure Time! Last month was super busy for us here at Novelty Trades. (and for our family!) I had grand plans to blog as it was all happening…. but, well, I didn’t.  So I will do it now. In late…
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RibFest Cobourg

What a fun time!! 11th annual ribfest and music festival! Let’s take a quick tour; Here we are at the west entrance, one block north of the beach at the corner of Queen and McGill streets. On the right are…
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Look who B met in a restaurant in Iquitos!!

Comment below if you know who this is 😉 B walked right up to him and asked him "Are you __________ __________ from ________?" He ended up joining B and her friends at their table and paying for all the…
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College tour

July 20, Perth Went with D tour Algonquin college Perth campus. D has wanted to take the Heritage Carpentry program for a couple of years now. In fact, this program is the reason he is even considering attending college. The…
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