How to Do Geography in your Homeschool

How do you incorporate geography in your homeschool? Loosely. With intention to playing. Fun is the operative. No serious allowed. Any time you come across a new country or location in a readaloud or in a current affairs discussion find it on a map, watch a YouTube video, or consider any of these ideas for…

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How to Do Fine Arts in your Homeschool

How do you incorporate fine arts into your homeschool? Loosely. With intention to playing. Fun is the operative. No serious allowed. Also, fill a basket of things you and your kiddos like to do and pull them out when you’re doing a readaloud. (And take turns reading, so you can play in your artistic endeavours…

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Capturing your Charmed Homeschool: Homeschool Mentoring Group

capturing the charmed homeschool: creating clarity, confidence and vision in your homeschool

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A Little Women Birthday Celebration

The days are long, still the years are short. I always notice this most closely with each child’s birthday. If there is anything we can do as homeschool mamas, to create memory-rich (& literature-rich) special celebrations, like my oldest daughter’s twelfth birthday, let’s do it. Madelyn and I planned the details for weeks. We printed…

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A Homeschool Teenager’s Perspective: How to Homeschool High School

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Madelyn-Interview-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download If a person (homeschool teenager) is interested in something, they’ll do it. If you don’t love something, you won’t do it. So, it’s almost not even a choice. You’ll do it if you want to and you won’t do it if you don’t want to. Madelyn Wiedrick Madelyn…

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How to Facilitate Child-Led Learning in your Homeschool

There are things I want to impart to my kids, no question. But learning doesn’t necessarily happen because I said something out loud, or because I have the kids read through a passage or watched a video clip. Some days, I expected them to be like little computers that could have a daily upload. I…

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