Newmero Bricks Homeschool Review

My family and I recently had the opportunity to try a new math product called Newmero bricks.  This is a tool that makes math a tactile experience. This was a very handy tool for my kinesthetic learners. Newmero bricks are available for purchase on Amazon. For the purposes of review, I was given them by […] Read more…

How To Be A Gentle And Peaceful Parent

7 Simple Ways To Parent Peacefully

7 Simple Ways To Parent Peacefully For many parents, peaceful parenting and gentle discipline do not come naturally. It takes a strong will to overcome the instinct to yell or spank, especially if you were raised in that sort of environment. It is possible to become the relaxed, peaceful parent that you envisioned being when […] Read more…

Zero Waste Options for Gift Wrapping

With the holidays fast approaching, it is time to start thinking about buying and wrapping all of those Christmas gifts. The idea of all that patterned paper year after year can get boring, not to mention that it all ends up in the trash bin just moments after the gift opening is done- what a […] Read more…

How To Grow Vegetables In The Winter

How To Gardening During The Cold Seasons Homeschooling for us includes many things beyond books, one of my favorite being gardening. Mild autumn days and cold nights do not signal the end of the growing season for us. I am hoping to gather additional produce from throughout the winter and even some cold-hardy produce in […] Read more…

Second Grade Charlotte Mason Curriculum

Second Grade Charlotte Mason This year for second grade we’ve jumped full force into Charlotte Mason homeschooling. Prior to this, I considered us eclectic homeschoolers. I relied heavily upon homeschool curriculum. This year we’re using what Charlotte Mason calls “living books”.   About Charlotte Mason Homeschooling If you’re unfamiliar with Charlotte Mason I encourage you […] Read more…

Charlotte Mason Preschool

Three Essential Elements of a Charlotte Mason Preschool   When I first considered homeschooling my children, the Charlotte Mason approach immediately resonated with me. Known for living books, nature study, and outdoor play, the 19th-century British educator set a vision for a rich and beautiful education that I could give to my kids. I imagined […] Read more…

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