Homeschool Changes: Two Years Later
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Homeschool Changes: Two Years Later

Two years ago, now, I was fed up. I was broken and burnt out.  Mostly, it was my own fault, I admit. I was trying to do two full philosophies – one for me and one for others, and that just doesn’t work. Anyway, I think the series was some of the most important writing…

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Guest Post at Practical By Default

I was really excited to be asked by Jen over at Practical, By Default.  She was asking questions about how busy moms make this homeschool thing really work – the what, the why, and the how. Jen asked about struggles, but she also asked about wins: Question 5: Share a homeschooling win with us that…

So you think you want to homeschool
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So you think you want to homeschool

When I found out about homeschooling, I was shocked. Then I watched and thought and was intrigued. Then I decided that it was what I wanted to do. Then I fell in love with and married a man who was all for homeschooling our future family. Then we had a baby (and two more). I…

Our Weekly Amble for April 25-29, 2016
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Our Weekly Amble for April 25-29, 2016

It’s been a while since I’ve written about Our Weekly Amble. While it’s one of my favorite posts to write, sometimes when I get to the weekend things are moving too fast and I’m too tired to get it written. We had a good week this week. Back to Circle Time – which I’ve decided…

The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Monday, April 4, 2016
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The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Monday, April 4, 2016

For Today… Square Root Day Outside my window…. there is snow falling from the sky. In April. Ugh. I am thinking… about the homeschool convention and all that I learned there. I am thankful… for time spent with friends and family learning about my vocation. I am wearing… black sweatpants and Buckeye hoodie. Did I mention it’s…

Podcast Addicted: Your Morning Basket
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Podcast Addicted: Your Morning Basket

As education podcasts go, Your Morning Basket is so helpful. We’ve done Circle Time in our homeschool for years and years. This past fall and now early winter have been our best times yet, and as I’ve been thinking about it, part of it is my easing back on expectations and being more flexible besides. That…

2016 Circle Time (Beta)
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2016 Circle Time (Beta)

This post is going to be long. I posted a screenshot of what I anticipate and hope our 2016 Circle Time to be on Instagram and was surprised by the immediate, specific, and detailed questions. (And I’ve already moved a couple of things around since then!) When I suggested that I could write a blog…