Pursuing passions

Pursuing passions

The following is a guest post by Melissa Camara Wilkins. Sometimes I look across the living room at the children, who are busily engaged in board games or a stack of Agatha Christies or a pile of rubber stamps that will mostly get stamped on the … [Continue reading]

Could a slight schedule-switch work wonders for you?

Could a slight schedule change work wonders for you?

The following is a post by Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane. One simple schedule-switch worked wonders for us. One of the main reasons we homeschool is to have the freedom and flexibility to "go with" what life brings and what needs and … [Continue reading]

How to homeschool without actually homeschooling

how to homeschool without actually homeschooling

Jamie Martin, editor of Simple Homeschool, also blogs about motherhood at Steady Mom At the start of the new year many of you completed a survey for those of us who blog under the Simple Living Media umbrella. I admit to being rather surprised … [Continue reading]

Weekend links

weekend links

This post contains affiliate links. So many Little House trip photos, so little time! This one from the Ingalls' Homestead, De Smet, SD Be here now. (We'll get there someday) :: From contributor Kara Anderson of Quill and Camera Reading … [Continue reading]

Confessions of a non-classical reader

Confessions of a non-classical reader

The following is a guest post by Laura Thomas of This Eternal Moment. If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking. –Haruki Murakami I have a confession to make -- I did not grow up … [Continue reading]