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Synchronistic Teaching Moments

These moments can feel mystical.  Yesterday my daughter (5) was playing a math game called “Shut the Box”.  When she plays she will roll the two dice and then ask me a mathematical equation, “Mom, what’s five plus three”. I … Continue reading

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Outdoor Explore

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The child’s sense of wonder is rich and deeply connected to their own internal dialogue. Continue reading

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Winter Reflection

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I thought moving to the outskirts of the city would make me into an instant homesteader. Ok, I will remind myself here that it is winter after all and it is fine that my garden is….well…some land covered in leaves … Continue reading

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Bananagram Phonics

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About a year ago my sister-in-law gave me at set of Bananagrams for my kids. If you have never heard of Bananagrams before, they are the little tiles like you find in Scrabble, played the same way but without a … Continue reading

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“Gameschooling”

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We are starting off the new year with a 31 day Gameschool Challenge from my-little-poppies.com. The challenge is to play a tabletop game every day. http://my-little-poppies.com/gameschool-challenge/ Sine I don’t have any board games for the kids we have been playing … Continue reading

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Sunflower Milk

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I put off making sunflower milk for some time, because like sesame milk, it just sounded too bitter for my tastes, let alone my kids’. But I didn’t have any almonds. Or cashews. And the hempseeds sat abandoned in my … Continue reading

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The Read the World Summer Book Club — Simple Homeschool

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for your support of this site! Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool Last week I hinted that you’d want to get your copies of Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally … Continue reading

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My Favorite Resources for Healthy Eating

Since my own cooking is heavily influenced by other people I thought it would be nice for me to share the people I reference the most in my kitchen. Sarah Britton – My New Roots. http://www.mynewroots.org/site. She also has a … Continue reading

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When you just really want to start homeschooling — Simple Homeschool

Written by Kara Anderson of Quill and Camera The first time I tried to read Robin Hood to my kids, they were 1 and 4. A relative had given us a set of beautiful, bound classics from the 50s – … Continue reading

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Strawberry Dream

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Have you ever tried a new food and thought, “wow, this would go really well with…(fill in the blank)”? Just such a scenario happened to me the other night. I was making tacos and didn’t have any quinoa so I … Continue reading

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