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A Few Simple Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

A Few Simple Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout As we are rapidly approaching the end of the semester, it seems a perfect time to discuss a few ways to avoid- or treat- the exhaustion that inevitably can sneak in at this point in the year. Minimize Unnecessary Activities: I have found that at this point in the [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:52+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discover Ways to Incorporate Charlotte Mason’s Methods from Alicia Hutchinson at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers

Discover Ways to Incorporate Charlotte Mason's Methods from Alicia Hutchinson at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers I love this article, (click on link) Everyday Ways We Follow Charlotte Mason, that Alicia wrote over at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers (which is, by the way, a fantastic blog). Often we get so wrapped up in an educational method [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Literature Based Nature Study

Literature Based Nature Study I am a huge fan of learning through literature as much as possible which is why I was so excited to discover the Thornton Burgess books. Thornton Burgess was a conservationist and children's author who lived from the late 1800's to the mid 1900's. His many tales, [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Are You Looking for a Complete Language Arts Education but Haven’t Yet Found it in One Curriculum? How about Trying These Programs Together?

Are You Looking for a Complete Language Arts Education but Haven't Yet Found it in One Curriculum? How about Trying these Programs Together? Have you been feeling like bulking up your children's language arts program to include grammar, classic literature, a comprehensive writing program, as well as spelling? Perhaps you have found one or [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking For Volunteer Work That Your Children Can Take Part In?

Looking For Volunteer Work That Your Children Can Take Part In? Are you looking for ways to get your children involved in volunteer work? How about knitting nests for orphaned or injured wildlife babies? Wildlife rescue centers all over the country use knitted nests donated by volunteers for their orphaned or injured baby squirrels, rabbits, [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Have You Heard About the Poetry & Tea Time Movement Yet?

Poetry and Tea Time Have you heard about the poetry and tea time movement yet? Homeschoolers across the country are making this delightfully cozy practice a part of their weekly routine. Here is what it entails. Pick a day, say Friday. Each Friday you and your children set a nice little tea table, possibly with [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Simple Ways to Enjoy Nature Study in October

Simple Ways to Enjoy Nature Study in October Tree study Select a location, either your neighborhood or a nearby trail, and begin a tree study. We are currently learning about the oaks in our area and how to identify the different types of oaks. We are also comparing and contrasting the acorns they produce. When [...]

By | 2018-03-08T01:43:53+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments