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Why Civic Education Is Important and What Parents Should Do About It
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Why Civic Education Is Important and What Parents Should Do About It

So, how well-educated are your kids in civics?  Has your children’s school provided a rigorous civic education?   Many parents would be unsure how to even answer these questions.  Let’s back up and answer this question first: What is civics? Nourishing Tweens is a participant in several affiliate programs, advertising programs that provides a means…

February and March Update

February and March Update

I’m excited to tell you what I’ve been doing/enjoying/reading/eating in February and March and also to let you in on some deals! My BIGGEST news is that I’ve opened an Etsy shop!  I sell printable planners for teens, tweens, and their moms.  My shop is called Nourishing Tweens, just like my website!  I’d love for…

October Update

October Update

Hey Nourishing Tween friends! I thought it would be nice to start doing a monthly blog in which I tell you all about what I’m doing/enjoying/reading/eating each month, and also let you in on any deals I find. If you’re looking for some pleasant things to do this season, or you are just curious to…

Teaching Teens and Tweens US History: Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Road to the Civil War
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Teaching Teens and Tweens US History: Slavery, Abolitionism, and the Road to the Civil War

As I was preparing to homeschool my teens for the first time, I asked my kids which social studies topics were the most interesting to them. My daughter told me she wanted to learn about the Civil Rights movement and slavery. Race relations has always been one of my favorite things to learn about, and…