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We made more beeswax candles last week–find how-to instructions here!
Remember that this coming Monday, September 14th, we’ll have our hardest part of my homeschool year link up!
Come by after 6:30am ET to link to your own hardest homeschool year blog post and start reading those from others.
Does talking about the hard stuff seem like a strange way to kick off a new school year?
I actually think it makes perfect sense–we can write vulnerably about not just our struggles, but how we’re navigating them, giving hope and courage to those who read our words.
Please take the time to share your hard to help others, and I’ll see you then!
And now on to this week’s links:
- Are our homeschoolers immune from bullying? Should they be? :: From contributor Kara Anderson of Quill and Camera
- Our 2nd grade Waldorf homeschool :: Stitched Together
- What happens when grace comes to Broadway? :: The Tonight Show
- Why dividing us by age in school doesn’t make sense :: Medium
- Pixar in a box teaches math through animation :: KQED
- The tin forest, Episode 11 Reading Rainbow :: Netflix Streaming (Levar Burton chats with NYC kids about Sept 11th in this moving episode for kids ages 8+, filmed in 2002)
What we’re reading this week:
- Jamie, Age 39:
- Trishna, Age 12:
- Jonathan & Elijah, Ages 11 & 10:
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