Posted in Charlotte Mason Curriculum

The Charlotte Mason Educational Center (CMEC)

The Charlotte Mason Educational Center (CMEC) is ideal for homeschoolers searching for a traditional Charlotte Mason education. #CharlotteMason

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Posted in Book Reviews Religion

Lessons from Blessed Chiara Badano

Modern saints can often seem more approachable and understandable than those who lived a long time ago, especially for young people. Blessed Chiara Badano lived in the late 20th century, and her life has much to teach young people today.

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How to Fight the February Funk
Posted in Practical Tips

How to Cope with February

Despite being the shortest month, February is the bane of most homeschooler’s year. Here’s how to survive. #homeschooling #february

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Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews English High School Religion

A Catholic Guide to Narnia

Is reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis part of your educational plan for this year? If so, you will want to pick up a guide to A Catholic Guide to Narnia: Questions and Activities for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

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Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right For You?
Posted in Styles of Homeschooling The Homeschooling Life

Is Hybrid Homeschooling Right for You

Hybrid homeschooling can offer the best of both traditional schooling and homeschooling, but it can also have its challenges. Here are some things to consider when determining if hybrid homeschooling is right for you.

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The Big Brain Book
Posted in 6th grade 7th grade 8th grade Book Reviews High School Science

Learn About the Brain

The Big Brain Book: How it Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill, PhD is a fascinating look at the inner workings of the brain and what it means for your life.

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Posted in Practical Tips

Time for a Mid-Year Reboot?

The Christmas break can provide an opportunity to adjust what is not working in our homeschool.

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The Importance of Homeschool Breaks

Whether it is Christmas break or a midwinter break or summer vacation, both parents and children need a periodic break from schooling. #homeschoolinglife

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Building Executive Function Skills in Moms and Kids

Ginny Kochis talks about building executive function in moms and kids. #executivefunction #homeschooling

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Advent Wreath
Posted in The Homeschooling Life

The History and Symbolism of the Advent Wreath

Where did this tradition come from, of lighting four candles in an evergreen wreath to mark the weeks preceding Christmas?

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