Weekend links

weekend links

  Happy 9th birthday to my Elijah-boy! Dark chocolate peanut butter dairy free milkshake :: From contributor Cheryl Pitt of the 2:1 conference Spring Green: on depression, being an "older" mom, and going gray (or what I'm doing instead of … [Continue reading]

Weekend giveaway: $175 package from A Thomas Jefferson Education

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This giveaway has ended; thanks for your interest! Welcome to this weekend's giveaway, brought to you by a resource that has completely changed the way my family home educates for the better--A Thomas Jefferson Education (also known as … [Continue reading]

What kids learn from simply reading together

What kids learn from simply reading together

The following is a guest post by Joy Cherrick of Scottsdale Moms Blog. Reading time in our home started off as a bit of a chore for me. Though I love cuddling up with my little ones on the couch, I’d rather be cleaning up a mess or fixing a meal … [Continue reading]

How to homeschool a kid who hates to write

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The following is a guest post written by Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy.  For whatever reason, some kids hate to write. I don't mean they dislike it, or they'd rather not today, thank you. No, I'm talking about those kids for whom writing "The … [Continue reading]

10 ways you’re making your homeschool day harder than it needs to be

10 ways you're making your homeschool day harder

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom I woke with dreary eyes. The thought of the day ahead seemed pretty bleak. At breakfast time I pulled out our latest read-aloud (an activity I usually love), … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

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This post contains affiliate links. How spring - and change - come slow and suddenly :: From contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane The disturbing transformation of kindergarten :: Truth About Education The 10 signs you need to find … [Continue reading]

Dealing with homeschool doubt

Dealing with homeschool doubt

The following is a guest post written by Sheila Petruccelli of Sure as the World. Usually it sneaks up on me. It starts as an infrequent whisper and quickly progresses to an insistent echo in my head. It undercuts my plans and has me … [Continue reading]

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