Weekend homeschool links

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Weekend homeschool links
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Candle making made its way onto our agenda again last weekend!

You guys spoke, and I listened! You said you DO want to have a link-up at the end of this year’s homeschool day in the life series, so let’s do it!

I’ll host the link-up here on Monday, February 29th, which gives you plenty of time between now and then to write on your own blogs about your unique homeschool day. Then on Feb 29th come by here and follow the instructions to share your links.

That’s it–please put it on your calendars and help make this series an encouraging success for everyone reading!

Enjoy this collection of weekend homeschool links:

What we’re reading this week:

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Giveaway: $175 package from A Thomas Jefferson Education

A Thomas Jefferson Education

This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest!

Welcome to this week’s giveaway, brought to you by a resource that has completely changed the way my family home educates for the better–Thomas Jefferson Education (also known as TJEd).

“TJEd” or “Leadership Education” is a philosophy and methodology that supports personalizing education for each child’s age, gifts and learning style.

Its focus on the 7 Keys of Great Teaching and the Phases of Learning really reduce stress and magnify inspiration.

One of the tools we provide is This Week in History–a daily resource that brings your homeschool or classroom to life!
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The 5 love languages of homeschooling

The 5 love languages of homeschoolingJamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom

A few weeks ago an issue with one of my children kept me up late into the night. You know, one of those little things that you can’t quite figure out.

After pondering, praying, and a bit of crying, I eventually reached out to my friend and homeschooling mentor, Rachel DeMille.

In just a sentence or two I outlined the problem and asked if she had any advice. And in one sentence she solved it for me:

“What’s your child’s love language?” 

Hmmmm. Love languages? I had that filed back in my brain somewhere as it relates to marriage, but I had never paid it much attention when it comes to my children.

And after some research into my child’s love language and a little attention in that area, this so-called “issue” pretty much vanished. Vanished, I tell you!

So what is a love language and how can I determine my child’s?

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Weekend homeschool links

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Check this out: As a community of readers we reached the goal of giving over $5,000 to those still affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Thank you, thank you to those who gave. It meant so much to check in on New Year’s Eve and see this! And last-minute donations can still be given here if anyone wanted to do so and lost track of time.

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Enjoy this collection of weekend homeschool links:

What we’re reading this week:

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FREE BOOKS! Today’s best Kindle freebies for your family

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FREE BOOKS! Today's best KindleAmazon freebies for your family

All of the resources below were available free or on offer at the time this post was put together, but keep in mind that Amazon freebies/deals change rapidly, so don’t wait to download those that interest you.

Also, a disclaimer: I’ve done my best to choose titles I think my readers would enjoy, but I haven’t read all of the books listed below. Please preview to determine what’s appropriate for you and yours.

Have fun!
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