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Teaching the Catholic Faith in Our Homeschool

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These are my favorite resources for teaching the Catholic faith to my kiddos. Catechisms   St. Patrick’s Summer: A Children’s Adventure Catechism  (Marigold Hunt) A fun approach to the Catechism in storybook format. The children in the story are visited by Saints who deliver catechism lessons and tell exciting stories from the history of the Church. ARead more …

Introduction to Copywork: Copywork FAQ’s

Jun 22, 2016 | Posted by in Writing | 0
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Copywork is a favorite tool in Classical and Charlotte Mason homeschooling circles, but what is copywork? What benefits does it provide? How do you get started with it? How do you find passages? I’m glad you asked.   What is Copywork? Copywork is just what it sounds like. Depending on your child’s age and developmental level,Read more …

In My Morning Basket: Apricot ABC (aka The Best Alphabet Book Ever)

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Have you ever read a book and thought, “Why haven’t I ever heard of this book? Why isn’t everyone talking about this book? Did I miss something? People must know about this book!” (If you have, please, please share it in the comments below!) I just finished reading this kind of book to my 5-year-oldRead more …

Dyslexia and the Gift of Neurodiversity

Apr 21, 2016 | Posted by in Education Theory, Encouragement, Writing | 0
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I have a fundamental belief that each of us is a unique creation with strengths and weaknesses that equip us for our individual mission in this life. I have struggled so much with the idea of “learning disabilities” because I feel a hyper-focus on a person’s weaknesses can overshadow the development of that person’s gifts.Read more …