Homeschooling

Resources that I love and use the most in our homeschool:

Well-Educated Heart                  Math Inspirations

The Good and The Beautiful                 The Millennial Instructor

Homeschool Posts

Fika Friday: China

One of the countries that we are learning about this month is China.  So for Fika, we made homemade fortune cookies. :). The kids had fun making up fortunes to put inside the cookies. We also listened to traditional Chinese folk music and watched a couple of videos from Liziqi’s YouTube channel.  I highly recommend...
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Associate Learning With Sweetness

It’s the start of a new school year!  This morning we carried on our new tradition from last year that was inspired by a Hebrew tradition that I learned about last year.  I could just copy and paste, but instead, I’ll just link to last year’s post that explains everything…     This year we also...
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2020-2021 Theme: Restored

We officially started our school year today.   Our homeschool feels more like a year round style since we definitely still do a lot of learning even during the summer, but we’ll be adding back in some more structure now.  Last night, we had our back to school dinner/presentation.  To start out, I summarized the miracle...
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Homeschool / Life Planning : Being Intentional

One of my goals for this next school year is to be more organized and intentional with how we spend our time. I used to do most of my planning and scheduling on my phone.  But I didn’t find it to be very effective outside of keeping track of my calendar appointments and such.  Physically...
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Notebooking: Digesting, Extracting Joy, and Collecting Gems

Notebooking provides a way for digesting what we are learning, collecting gems, and extracting joy.  My notebook is quickly becoming a priceless treasure to me.  And I hope my kids’ notebooks become invaluable to them as well.  What is notebooking? Notebooking is for extracting joy and collecting gems. “I see notebooking as a way to...
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Lead by Example

One of my favorite parts about homeschooling is that I get to learn right along side my kids.  My love of learning has grown even deeper over the past couple years and I just can’t seem to get enough.  Sometimes I feel like I’ll never have enough time in this life to be able to...
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The Arts for the Heart: Story

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison Swett Marsden   Continuing on with the series of posts about the arts and our hearts. Last but not least is Story.   “The normal [child] demands a...
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The Arts for the Heart: Art

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison Swett Marsden   Continuing on with the series of posts about the arts and our hearts. Next up is Art.   “You must look at pictures studiously, earnestly,...
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The Arts for the Heart: Poetry

The whole world is full of unworked joy mines. Everywhere we go we find all sorts of happiness-producing material, if we only know how to extract it.” -Orison Swett Marsden   Continuing on with the series of posts about the arts and our hearts. Next up is Poetry.   “The soldier fights for his native...
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