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Intentions Bridge Creations

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    To continue the conversation of setting intentions and acting on the opportunities that arrive as I wrote in Follwing a Trail I have a story about a recent connection I made. I had the intention all year to … Continue reading

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Living Curriculum

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Steps for creating a living curriculum: It’s that time of year when we begin to think about putting our yearly homeschool goals into action. Although I consider myself a year-round homeschooler, the truth is, the summer has a very different … Continue reading

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Skill Building

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Earlier this year, during the spring, neither of my kids (5 years old) knew how to swim without a lifejacket. Last year, my daughter wouldn’t even swim with a lifejacket. Before the subject of swimming came up I would hold … Continue reading

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Synchronistic Teaching Moments

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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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