Grammar! Does that word bring up good feelings? Probably only to the few and the brave and the nerdy. I love words, but I sometimes dislike the rigor of proper grammar. I have found in my own homeschool that it’s all in the way I teach grammar, as well as the timing of teaching grammar,

Who Wants to Get Organized, Mama?

Who wants to get organized? I think the answer is EVERYONE! Just not me–today. How do I get out of this slump? I’ve lost the enthusiasm I had at the beginning of the year. Looking back, the times I’ve lost my joy are the times that I’ve been worn out physically or the house is

Habits Bring Peace, Mama

Classical education and Charlotte Mason education both vouch for creating good habits and starting them when the children are young. There are so many benefits that result from the forming of good habits. Peace is one of them. Wouldn’t we all like a dose of peace in our homeschool days?  It took me a few
Spring often brings those April showers that bring the beautiful May flowers. When the day is rainy, making nature study and playing outside out of the question, it’s time to have fun inside. Here are 10 homeschooling activities for rainy days. Put Together a Floor Puzzle These are fun anytime. I love to do map

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