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Enjoy this week’s homeschool inspiration:
- Advice and encouragement for new homeschoolers :: From contributor Angie Kauffman of Real Life at Home
- Emotional health, not academic obsession :: Huffington Post (The article is good, but I just love the message that its title alone conveys!)
- Managing meltdowns :: Not the Former Things
- Learning to choose one thing :: Flourish
- Let the children play, it’s good for them! :: Smithsonian.com
- Live: Creating a life you love :: Life Your Way
My recommendations this week:
If you’re looking for a movie to watch over the next few days, this version of A Christmas Carol is available FREE via Amazon Prime.
It’s a gentle introduction for kids – maybe those who are familiar with the Muppet version and ready to go a step further, but aren’t quite ready for super-scary ghosts yet. For ages 7 and up.
This new-to-us Christmas movie, based on a book by Max Lucado, totally landed on our must-watch-each-year list after we saw it last week. It’s an inspiring tale of redemption and what happens when people still believe in miracles. I’d say it’s good for ages 9 and up.
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“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~ Bill Vaughan