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structuring an academic education of a ten year old
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structuring an academic education of a ten year old

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are two things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: 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. Structuring … Continue reading

structuring an academic education: a six year old
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structuring an academic education: a six year old

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are two things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: 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 … Continue reading

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

Episode #11: How Personal Awareness Influences your Homeschool with Robyn Robertson from Honey, I Homeschooled the Kids
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Episode #11: How Personal Awareness Influences your Homeschool 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 | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | Capturing the Charmed Life Podcast 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 … 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