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This boy and his Lego have a love-love relationship – can you relate?
Enjoy this week’s homeschool inspiration:
- Dollar tree mad science :: From contributor Amida of Journey into Unschooling
- What should you do if your child is struggling to read? :: Amongst Lovely Things
- Putting an end to blank page syndrome :: Gadanke
- Simplified schedules and meals :: Sacred Mundane
- Dear mom of “that” kid :: My post this week on Steady Mom
My recommendations this week:
Wow, wow, wow–I have devoured this beautifully written memoir in the past week. What an encouragement for parents to nurture childhood interests and passions–a must-read, not only for those whose kids are on the spectrum, but for all of us!
We finally finished our yearlong Little House study, and trying to choose what to read next was quite the decision! I followed an inner nudge and this story of character, following God-given dreams, and perseverance in the midst of poverty & struggles has been inspiring all of us as we gather around the table each morning.
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“Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” ~ Plato