the Alluring Freedoms of the Self-Directed Education

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Robyn-Robertson-Interview-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download An education is anything that contributes to your human-beingness. Robyn Robertson, podcaster at Honey, I’m Homeschooling the Kids Robyn Robertson is an unschooling mom to 2 kids, podcast host, business owner and public school board trustee. Robyn, her husband and their 2 kids started their worldschooling journey in…

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Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Homeschooled

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Three-Things-I-Wish-I-Knew-Before-Homeschooling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download I didn’t have my own sense of self. I most definitely didn’t have boundaries: where do I end and someone else start? If someone needed me and had the compelling to tell me they needed me…well, I started with their needs. I was on it. By the time I was nineteen,…

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How to Plan for your Upcoming Homeschool

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Ten-Lessons-to-Planning-your-Upcoming-Homeschool.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download There is not one right way to homeschool. Except there is this: if you are not considering how your child naturally learns or how they actually engage; if you are not cosidering what you actually think about what an education is, how you like to learn or how…

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how to embrace our homeschool summer days

I am finally slowing down. I’m less concerned about a clean floor mid-summer. How can one maintain that with little feet sloshing through sprinkled grass, flowerbeds, then the kitchen? Who wants to wash up the breakfast dishes when they can be stacked, along with lunch dishes, snack dishes, and lemonade pitcher until after dinner? My…

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It’s the Simple Things: Make Simplicity a Thing in Your Homeschool

Here are four things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: what is an education is anyway read about unschooling read about deschooling read about learning and observe your child 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). WHY make homeschool…

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the basics of the charlotte mason homeschool philosophy

I am, I can, I ought, I will. Charlotte Mason The above quote is directly taken from Charlotte Mason’s words. She suggested that kids do what they set their minds to. We used it as a daily affirmation in circle time for years. Before we officially took the kids out of school to home educate,…

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