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Taking in all the sights of London as a family this week–what a privilege!
Enjoy this week’s homeschool links:
- Celebrating family and fostering sibling relationships :: From contributor Angie Kauffman of Real Life at Home
- The intellectual benefits of a real old-fashioned summer :: Project-Based Homeschooling
- The space between: The luxury of discovering your own happiness :: My Little Poppies
- Why we need to teach children skills, not subjects :: Financial Review
- Summer Learning: Channel your child’s inner mad scientist :: About Education
My recommendations this week:
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I’m a sucker for time management books, especially those that focus on paring down and enjoying time as mamas–rather than “squeezing in more.”
That’s what makes Jessica’s approach so appealing–if you’re trying to find time for your passions it’s worth a peek!
Looking for something interesting & educational to watch with your tweens/teens this summer?
Seasons 4, 5, AND 6 of NOVA scienceNOW are available FREE via Amazon Prime!
For the Dickens’ lovers in the house: Don’t miss this adorable novel set in London at the famous Ye Old Cheshire Cheese Pub where Charles Dickens hung out!
This British cat and mouse tale (literally!) received Starred Reviews from both Publisher’s Weekly and Kirkus. For ages 9 and up.
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“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” ~ Thomas Henry Huxley