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The necessity of preschool is a farce. Skip the worksheets and ABCs and dive deep into what really matters instead. I sat snuggling my two youngest kiddos on the bed this weekend while my husband was around the corner doing laundry when my three year old broke out into a mostly intelligible version of “Fifty […]

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What’s the saying…the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Yeah, that was pretty much how my kindergarten plan went. We started our homeschool kindergarten year at the beginning of last summer knowing that we’d need some extra time from an extended holiday break with a new baby joining the family. I […]

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Have you incorporated poetry teatime into your homeschool or family routine? We’ve been doing poetry teatime for a couple years now, and it has become such a lovely tradition for us. If you’re asking what poetry teatime is, Julie Bogart from Brave Writer and the creator of poetry teatime says it “offers you and your children […]

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A few years ago when I began reading about different homeschooling philosophies, I came across Charlotte Mason. What drew me to her method was the emphasis on living books as the teacher, and what concerned me about her method was the emphasis on the outdoors. In her writings on home education, she wrote, “Never be […]

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