Tips for New Home Learners
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Tips for New Home Learners

You’ve sampled the homeschool world and now you’re looking to choose it for yourself. I’ll help you to turn this challenge into a mostly charmed reality. You’ve got this! Teresa Wiedrick, Homeschool Coach You might not have had two years to plan like I did. You might be feeling forced to choose between homeschooling and … Continue reading

creating meaningful childhood memories so we help our kids live their lives on purpose
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creating meaningful childhood memories so we help our kids live their lives on purpose

Let’s help our homeschool kids spend their time wisely, so they have meaningful childhood memories and they learn to live their lives on purpose. Parenting is short-lived. That’s a statement that doesn’t always feel true. Time moves quickly after having a few children. Not so in the first year after my first child’s birth. She was … Continue reading

Perspective Shift: The Art and Science of an Education
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Perspective Shift: The Art and Science of an Education

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-is-an-Education-Anyways.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Education cannot make a person into something; it can only provide space for a person to discover who they are. Being fully human is not derived from doing things the way that someone or something has told us to, but by being who we are, the person we … Continue reading

homeschool: the traditional season
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homeschool: the traditional season

The homeschool traditional season looks like school. …In that we have formal study hours and are expected to do stuff… Otherwise, what the stuff is depends on who the kid is, what their goals are and what our goals are for them too. The study day begins at 0830. The kids meet in the Great … Continue reading

the homeschool project season
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the homeschool project season

When spring bursts, I feel invited outside. I am thankful to be living alongside my children as I have a keen awareness of the need for variability and activity. For the last decade, no matter the personality of the child, I have seen a need to change up their routines around this time of the … Continue reading

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what is an education anyway?

Forget every notion you have been told of what an education constitutes. What do you think an education is? Guess what? You are allowed to answer that question for your child. And if you question whether you have the intelligence to appropriately answer that question, don’t be in self-doubt…of course you do. This is your … Continue reading