A dose of Thanksgiving inspiration

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Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool and Steady Mom

Happy Thanksgiving, US readers! For this week’s homeschool inspiration, I’ve assembled a collection of Thanksgiving-related links.

But since the big day is upon us tomorrow, I’ve tried to stick with simple ideas your family might enjoy that won’t take a ton of time–in case you also happen to be baking pies or prepping the turkey!

So enjoy this week’s homeschool inspiration. I’m thankful for you!

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A dose of homeschool inspiration

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Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool and Steady Mom

Enjoy this week’s homeschool inspiration:

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Giveaway: $120 package from Sparkle Stories

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This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest!

Welcome to today’s giveaway–sponsored by Sparkle Stories:

From Lisabeth and David:

Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for children. Our stories are good food for young imaginations. They are simple, delightful and filled with a sense of wonder.

They inspire children to play, to marvel, to laugh and to be kind.

We have eleven original subscription Story Series – all of which follow the seasons of the year.

Families can subscribe and hear fresh stories each week, or they can try our Audio Books — with easy downloads right off the Sparkle site. We also have story packages for travel, story packages to give as gifts, and stories for all ages!”

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The road less traveled by

The road not taken
Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about intentional motherhood at Steady Mom

“I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I–

I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
~ Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken

I stood, staring down the two roads. One, worn from much use, seemed like the most obvious option. I knew exactly what lay ahead on that route. A classroom, my newly adopted daughter with special needs, IEP meetings, therapies, early morning wake up calls, experts who know what to do when I don’t.

Predictability and my comfort zone awaited me in that direction–time to myself, time with my two little boys, someone else to share the responsibility for the results, for her learning.

So much of it sounded good, so why did my heart sink in my chest when I looked down that road?
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A dose of homeschool inspiration

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homeschool inspiration
Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool and Steady Mom

Enjoy this week’s homeschool inspiration:

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