Hygge Homeschool

Hygge is back!  What is hygge and how do you pronounce it?“The Danish word hygge (pronounce hue-gah) is taking pleasure in celebrating the ordinary; spending a cozy evening with family or friends, sipping cocoa, sitting by the fireplace, perhaps dinner by candlelight… Words such as warmth, living well, security, coziness, comfort, reassurance, family, fellowship, friendship, and […]

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October 27, 2020

3 Ways to Homeschool November

Daylight savings time ends this weekend for 2020. The days are growing cooler and shorter. Soon winter will be upon us!  We had a sneak peek this week as temperatures here dipped to January temperatures. However, the temperatures did not stay low.  This morning is 11 degrees warmer than yesterday. It seems like one more […]

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October 12, 2020

How to Leverage Mealtime

We live in a busy world. Most of us have our plates filled to the brim. During 2020, many families have rediscovered family dinners together. As we move past 2020, let this be one blessing we choose to keep in our lives.  Slow down. Don’t rush your family meal. Avoid overloading the family schedule.  Make […]

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October 6, 2020

Three Reading Strategies

Most parents want their children to become proficient readers. They know thar reading is a vital life skill in our society. Most adults know that reading is an essential key to self-directed lifelong learning.  Yet, at the end of fourth grade, only about 36% of children are proficient readers at grade level or above. This […]

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September 29, 2020

A New Thanksgiving Tradition- A Classic American Thanksgiving Devotional

Have you seen the meme about “Merry Thanksgivoween?” The meme has a picture that blends Halloween with Christmas and pilgrim snowman, as well as,  a token jack-o-lantern with a pilgrim hat and beard. Really, this implies that being thankful and celebrating that thankfulness to God, is being lost as the holidays merge.  Just say NO! One […]

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September 8, 2020

Nature Studies, Nature Notebooks: A Parent Child Journey

 Homeschooling moms, have your friends asked, “What about science?” Are you turned off to natural science, because you had distasteful experiences in school? Do you feel intimidated by science? Many people suppose that science can only be taught and learned in the classroom, with textbooks, using expensive equipment, taught by an college trained, and certified licensed science teacher.  Nothing […]

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