Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Trusting God with Your Homeschool

In today’s podcast, Paola sits down with founder of Heart Ridge Retreat Center, a place for families to find beauty that will draw them closer to God. They will discuss trusting God with your homeschool and the importance of nature in your life.

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Posted in Book Reviews

To Serve and Protect

Anyone who loves a dog or who has a family member serving our country will love this sweet tale.

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Posted in Conferences / Organizations

Register for 2022 Catholic Homeschool Conference

This virtual conference will be held June 9, 10, and 11th and will feature the opportunity to connect with other homeschoolers as well as to hear great talks on important homeschooling topics.

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Posted in Charlotte Mason Practical Tips

How to Incorporate Charlotte Mason Notebooks in Your Homeschool

In The Living Page: Keeping Notebooks with Charlotte Mason, Laurie Bestvater explores the various types of notebooks Charlotte Mason used and how we might incorporate them into our homeschools.

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Posted in Practical Tips Resources The Homeschooling Life

The Importance of Learning How Things Work

Homeschoolers love making the connection between the theoretical and the practical. Our wonderful guest today, Inshal Chenet, is going to open up a fascinating topic: The Importance of Learning How Things Work.

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Posted in Religion

Miraculous Icon of Ukraine

Learn about the miraculous icon in the village of Zarvanytsia in the Ukraine and download free coloring pages.

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Posted in Classical High School Homeschool Academies

Angelicum Great Books Program (now available in Spanish)

The Great Books Program consists of four years (grades 9-12) of online classes meeting two hours per week to discuss weekly readings from the Great Books of Western Civilization.

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Posted in Book Reviews

Homeschooling: The Call of the Wild + Free

The Call of the Wild + Free: Reclaiming Wonder in Your Child’s Education by Ainsley Arment offers a wonderful overview of homeschooling for those who are considering homeschooling for the first time. It also can help renew the spirit and dedication of those who may be struggling a bit in their homeschooling lives.

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Children’s Consecration to Mary

What if you want to encourage your child to consecrate themselves to Mary? Are there any resources available that explain the consecration at an age-appropriate level? The answer is yes. Here are a few to choose from to help you and your child as your child walks the road to consecration to Mary.

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Posted in Charlotte Mason The Homeschooling Life

A Charlotte Mason Inspired Lenten Practice

Bestvater recommends spending 100 days in the practice of notebooking – paying close attention to what God might be trying to convey to us, writing down quotes that speak to us and reflecting on them. She suggests beginning this practice on Ash Wednesday.

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