my favourite things for homeschooling
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my favourite things for homeschooling

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittensBright copper kettles and warm woolen mittensBrown paper packages tied up with stringsThese are a few of my favorite things Julie Andrews A –  Alone Time, and yes I get it, but I must eke it out intentionally. It is a requirement. And it keeps me balanced. B –  … Continue reading

homeschooling in British Columbia
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homeschooling in British Columbia

We’re a homeschool family with four kids living in British Columbia. Every morning we meet at 8:30 to discuss our plans for the day. Maybe, one kiddo heads to dance at 3, then we’ll see her at 9 in the evening. Another daughter needs to be dropped off at the bus stop for a college … Continue reading

How Understanding Ourselves Affects our Homeschools with Robyn Robertson from Honey, I Homeschooled the Kids
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How Understanding Ourselves Affects our Homeschools with Robyn Robertson from Honey, I Homeschooled the Kids

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Robyn-Robertson-interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download When you’re a home educator, it encompasses your life 24-7, you dream about the projects you’re creating. Home educating becomes all encompassing. Because of that it is so important to take that time for self-care. Robyn Robertson Robyn is a full time unschooling mom to two fun loving … Continue reading

two seasons in our homeschool: formal studies and unschooling
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two seasons in our homeschool: formal studies and unschooling

Radical unschoolers don’t insist on anything prescribed. I cannot call myself a radical unschooler because there is a season where I pull out workbooks, insist on essay writing, exponents, or French verb conjugations. (Depending on my child’s age). I’m sure I might still change my approach, because I’ve done this homeschool thing long enough to know I … Continue reading

Homeschool Planning & 10 Lessons I’ve Learned in 10 Homeschool Years
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Homeschool Planning & 10 Lessons I’ve Learned in 10 Homeschool Years

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Homeschool-Chat-with-Teresa-July-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTen Lessons I’ve Learned in Ten Homeschool Years Homeschooling really is an amazing educational and family life option. It’s a whole lot of parenting, but I continue to scream from the mountaintops, If you want to do this, you can do this! Teresa Wiedrick Mama self-care is a requirement, not … Continue reading

seasons of homeschooling
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seasons of homeschooling

There’s project season. And there’s unschool season. I haven’t always homeschooled. I haven’t always scheduled six months of formal studies. I haven’t always radically unschooled. I haven’t always used Charlotte Mason principles. Nor have I held continuously to Susan Wise Bauer’s classical homeschool principles. I have not ALWAYS done any of these things. But I have … Continue reading