Do You Need a Homeschool Room?

The homeschool room, of course. This would be the room with the shelves of Dear Canada novels and my collections of books for the prescribed reading lists, and math workbooks, and dictionaries, and you know, schoolish stuff. “Oh, this is your schoolroom!” I’ve heard this exclamation many times. It’s a lovely room: 1920s hardwood floors,…

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“13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin

Homeschool mamas definitely need to be mentally strong, don’t ya think? This compelling title found me in an airport bookshop once upon a time (when we all liberally wandered into airports). Where else does one leisurely peruse books than when biding time waiting for boarding? This title caught my attention: “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t…

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20 Ideas How To Do Kindergarten in Your Homeschool

Are you new to homeschooling? Here are four things you need to consider when beginning your homeschool: Your goal is to consider what an education is anyway and read about unschooling, deschooling, and learning.  I compiled a Homeschool Mama Reading List just for you! (These books are ones that have taught me everything that has helped me structure my homeschool). Kindergarten is…

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The Scientific Benefits to Play in the Homeschool

When I first took the kids out of school, I gave them loads of time to free play in the backyard. One of them could mix together clay and water, and make wet, gunky, globs of reddish mud-clay bricks, baked in the sun. She did it for hours. Together, they would swing, ride the slide, have water fights,…

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How to Take Care of the Homeschool Mama’s (& the Homeschool Kids’) Six Selves

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Nike-Anderson-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Recognize the six selves (in you and your homeschool kids): the cognitive self, the social self, the physical self, the emotional self, the spiritual self, and the creative self. Nike Anderson, Creator of the Homeschool Genius Nike Anderson is a mommy blogger at The Homeschool Genius where she…

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