Author Archives: Kristen Chevrier

About Kristen Chevrier

Kristen Chevrier is married to Brian Chevrier. They are the parents of five awesome children. Kristen began researching home schooling twenty-two years ago, when her first child was six months old, and fell in love with the idea. Kristen received her MA in English from Brigham Young University. She has taught Freshman English at BYU and has taught Theater, History, English Literature and Composition for private schools and groups of home schooled teens. Most of all she enjoys being with her family. She is very comfortable with home schooling, but blogging is a new adventure.

Great Idea: Tutorial on Printing and Binding Ebooks

Do you like the price tag on ebooks but dislike reading books electronically? Here is the solution to that problem. Very cool! KSC

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Understanding Our Past; Securing Our Future

We understand that past is prologue. It is critical that we teach our children to understand where they have come from so they can see the path ahead more clearly and so they can recognize the value of the principles … Continue reading

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Businesses Supporting Common Core

The article linked here is pro-Common Core. (I strongly oppose CC, as evidenced by many posts on my blog.) But on the side bar, next to the article, there is a list of businesses that support Common Core. You may … Continue reading

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Thank you, United States Department of Education!

Astounding! These breathtakingly irresponsible people want your child’s personal information. We can’t go backward and “un-leak” the information, but we can go forward and replace our errant elected officials with leaders who will: get rid of the Department of Education … Continue reading

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Challenges Created by Non-Traditional Unions

(I have chosen my words carefully and will edit comments accordingly.  –Kristen) In light of the current discussion in the Supreme Court and all over facebook, I would like to share some information with you. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Scripture, Song and Prayer

After Brian and I were married in California, we drove across the country for a southern reception. Then we spent a month visiting friends and family on the east coast. While we were visiting my brother and his little family … Continue reading

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Legislative Ratings can be Deceptive

Utah just finished its legislative session. Various factions are now releasing their legislative ratings. Please do not let someone else determine the rating you give your legislator. People who create ratings have their own political philosophies and agendas that may not … Continue reading

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Awesome work by “The Educational Freedom Coalition”!

Thanks to “The Educational Freedom Coalation” who took my list and added a lot more companies to it. They have personally contacted almost all of the companies they have listed. (I have not yet reviewed this complete list. I will … Continue reading

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Essays are Easy

Writing is the best way to become able thinkers and effective leaders. “The inability to communicate powerfully puts our children at the mercy of those whose skills may be strong but whose ideas and passions are evil.” –Rosalie Slater The … Continue reading

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Nurture Body and Soul with Naturally Leavened Bread

Homeschooling is about nurturing the whole person–the body and the soul. Naturally leavened bread seems to be much healthier for the body than bread made with commercial yeast and it is definitely good for the soul. People with gluten issues, candida and … Continue reading

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