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Our Homeschool Curriculum for 2015-2016: Morning Basket

Aug 29, 2015 | Posted by in Curriculum Reviews, Morning Basket | 1
Planning

  Finally! I’m ready to share the curriculum and resources we are using this year with our 5th grader, 2nd grader, and preschooler. In this post I’ll share what’s in our Morning Basket. Morning Basket Resources As far as I know, Jennifer Mackintosh over at Wildflowers and Marbles invented the brilliant idea of Morning Baskets. IfRead more …

11 Ways to Study Nature that aren’t Nature Study

Jul 23, 2015 | Posted by in Homeschool Science | 2
nature

Nothing strikes more anxiety into my heart as a homeschooler than the words “Nature Study.” That might be a bit hyperbolic, but seriously, hearing those words makes me feel like a big failure as a homeschooler. You see, real homeschoolers do Nature Study. Real homeschoolers go on nature walks, keep elaborate nature journals with gorgeous drawingsRead more …

Homeschool Planning Series

Jul 13, 2015 | Posted by in Schedules and Routines | 0
Planning

It’s July and my thoughts are deep in planning mode for our next school year. This is my favorite part of homeschooling because I get to reimagine a flawless future in which I teach All The Things and my appreciative, well-behaved children dutifully and joyfully soak up the amazing lessons I’ve prepared for them beforeRead more …

Tell Me about the Catholic Faith for Small Children {Book Review}

This year, along with the usual assortment of crazy making candy and that magical substance that removes newspaper ink from paper and holds tight to the fibers of my couch and the seat of my pants, the Easter Bunny delivered new books for each of the children. They each received a book about the faithRead more …