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

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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The Arts for the Heart: Music

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 Music.   By music, I don’t just mean any...
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The Arts for the Heart: Nature

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   Some of the greatest joy mines are in the arts. The arts help to teach and mold our hearts so we are better able...
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Peach Pie Fractions

Last Friday we went to a local orchard and enjoyed picking peaches.     And today we decided to turn some of those peaches into peach pie.    And then we used that peach pie to learn fractions.  Fractions are always better when they involve a real pie. 🙂   Nature, Baking Skills, and Math.  I’d...
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