Nature Notebooks~ Where Science, Art, and Literature Meet

The British educator, Charlotte Mason, taught the concept of nature studies and keeping of nature notebooks or journals. Nature studies and nature notebooks are the perfect medium for project based and interest led learning. The nature notebooks combine three traditional kinds of record keeping all in one place. This makes nature notebooks a wonderful place […]

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March 21, 2020

MOO nCOVID-19 Relief Response

March sure has roared in like a lion in 2020! To all of you who are unexpectedly new to homeschooling and those who are in the trenches, I want you to know that I understand. I have been there where you are now.Many years ago, I too, unexpectedly and abruptly came to homeschooling. I had great […]

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If You Can Do Just One Thing…

Are you new to home school? Are you wondering where to begin? ​Have you been homeschooling for a while and need to bring new energy to your home schooling?  ​Perhaps you have had the winter bug go around your home and you got off track? ​Maybe you have some elementary aged children struggling to learn […]

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February 18, 2020

Removing the 600 lb Guilt Monkey

Do you get in the cycle of feeling guilty when you are homeschooling, because your house needs cleaning? When you stop to clean, do you feel guilty because you are not homeschooling? Are there things you just never seem to get to? These things can leave you with a sense of failure, no matter how […]

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December 17, 2019

7 Ways to Avoid the Christmas Avalanche of Toys

Christmas is almost here. For some parents gifts under the tree may be few. While for others they are trying to stem an avalanche of toys from extended family. Both are very real at this time of year and both can be equally overwhelming. We had a large family of seven children and were of […]

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