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Homeschooling (Part Two)

Part one.

Curriculum.  Everyone has an opinion.  Everyone thinks you should know their opinion.

I don’t mind advice.  I really, really don’t.  But, here’s what…my kid had a stroke, probably before she was even born.   427 more words


For the Children’s Sake-Please Stand Aside! by Shannon Whiteside

Implementing Charlotte Mason’s principles into my homeschool in the past several years has been a journey of releasing educational ideas that I once held dear. As I learn more through conferences, books and blogs, I fine-tune my practices to be more in line with Mason’s philosophy and methods. 1,061 more words

Charlotte Mason

1st grade grocery store math

Money has been one of those math lessons that I looked forward to teaching and dreaded teaching all at the same time. Teaching money is a loaded subject. 740 more words

Family Life

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Planting Seeds

I saw this quote on my box of granola one morning as I was eating breakfast. It made me smile. The granola makers had a sense of humour to pair their seedy cereal with these words. 95 more words


Wait What About Socialization?

Socialization…it seems to be all that all your anti-homeschooling friends and family are concerned with. And, they are getting inside of your head and making you panic about “messing up your kids” or “not giving them a normal childhood.” … 538 more words


Epiphany From a Sock Puppet

**In honor of my beautiful daughter’s 12th birthday this week, I thought I’d repost this.  This is one of the first articles I wrote for this blog, and I strongly feel that its message is one we’d all do well to contemplate now and again.  627 more words

Christian Living