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Sun + Dirt + Microbiome: Let your Kids Get Dirty

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Sun + Dirt + Microbiome: Let your Kids Get Dirty

Any time the weather is warm, we need to let our kids play outside as much as possible, soak up the sun, play in the dirt + gardens, splash in pools + oceans, eat fresh food, etc. As it gets cooler, sit out by campfires and you know that will get them dirty! Some how, most kids find a way to get the soot on themselves and their clothes!....We live in a bacteria 🦠 fearful world right now but not all bacteria is bad!!!⁣...continue reading

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5 Quick Tips to Help You Beat the Winter Homeschool Slump

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If you’ve been homeschooling any amount of time, then you’ve most likely heard about the winter homeschool slump. It’s typically something that will catch you off guard and before you know it, you’re scrounging to get back into your normal routine. Instead of trying to navigate through the slump, let’s talk about ways to beat it altogether!...... continue reading

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The Read A-loud Family: The Best Books for Your Littles

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Stories shape the heart as well as the mind, educate the imagination and soul as well as the brain. Our children need stories. Even we as parents need stories. As Sarah Mackenzie says in The Read-Aloud Family:

If you want a child to know the truth, tell him the truth. If you want a child to love the truth, tell him a story.

All toddlers benefit from the time a loving parent spends reading to him or her.... continue reading 

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Three Tips to Reduce Homeschool Stress During the Holidays

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Why does homeschooling during this time equal stress for many of us? Why can't homeschooling be fun and stress-free during the holiday season? It took me years, but I did figure out how to reduce some of the homeschool stress during this time.

Realized you can’t do it all.

You can’t continue the regular homeschool routine...continue reading

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What is Your Homeschool Style?

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If you’ve been educating your children at home for any amount of time, then you’ve most likely heard about having a homeschool style. Although there are many to choose from, you don’t have to feel pressured to narrow it down to just one. Contrary to popular belief, most people share characteristics of multiple styles.... continue reading

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