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Enjoying the wonders of Yorkshire tea–everywhere, all the time! One more week in England with friends and family, and we are trying to savor every moment.
Enjoy this week’s homeschool links:
- The perfect summer reading for every Myers-Briggs personality type :: From contributor Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy
- 50 slow summer fun ideas to help you ban busy :: Abundant Mama
- Summer reading for a 7-year-old boy :: The Art of Simple
- Playing with Legos is more valuable than learning algebra :: Isaac M. Morehouse
- For when you lose it (because you’ll lose it) :: Clean
My recommendations this week:
It’s been ages since I’ve read a book about parenting/discipline. But I woke up last week with this title impressed on my mind and a feeling that I just HAD to read it.
So glad I followed that nudge because Kim’s gentle, simple, yet consistent approach is totally speaking to my soul! If you’re a fan of Simplicity Parenting, you must take a look.
In spite of my constant efforts, my daughter was never an avid reader–UNTIL we discovered this series. Something about this family of 5 girls in New York City in the early 1900s completely captivated her and she has nearly finished all five titles!
If you’re looking for a good read for your tween daughters (or sons!) check them out. Recommended for ages 9+.
Studying the ancient world as part of your homeschool? Add “Empires” to your Amazon Watchlist this summer for your tweens & teens!
7 seasons are available FREE with Amazon Prime, covering everything from Rome to Martin Luther, Japan to Egypt & narrated by names you’ll recognize.
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“Children are not only extremely good at learning; they are much better at it than we are.” ~ John Holt