Currclick Sale and Freebies

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Currclick is running a sale and hidden 8 freebies on their site.  I love getting the freebies from Currclick and have found some fun printables to use with Jonathan.

Educating the Wholehearted Child ~ Chapter 12

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We’re in Chapter 12 and talking about discussion studies this week. In some ways, the WholeHearted Learning model is a picture of the natural process of growth and maturation of a child – from dependance (parent-directed in childhood) to interdependance (family-centered in young adulthood) to independence (self-directed in adulthood).  pg. 211 This chapter is full of ideas and suggestions for how to homeschool literature, history, geography, and fine arts.  There are great resources and activity suggestions for each of these {Read More}

Kids in the Word Wednesday ~ October 12

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I’m still working on my 31 Days to Finding Joy in Depression series.  See my post last week for more details about how that is affecting Kids in the Word Wednesdays.  In the mean time, you can share your posts and comments with how you’re keeping your kids in the word. Also, go take a look at Nursery Rhymes and Fun Times.  Amanda {I think she’s my blog twin!} has some great posts about how she keeps her kids in the word.  She {Read More}

Educating the Wholehearted Child ~ Chapter 11

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This week we’re talking about chapter 11 and the disciplined studies – how to homeschool the basic subjects. There is simply no learning apart from the foundational skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic.  pg. 193 The basics are the “three R’s” – reading, writing, and arithmetic.  These are the starting point for learning and studying any subject.  The Clarksons state that a good education can be built on the three Rs, scripture, good whole books, and learning how to think. These {Read More}

Seasons of a Mother’s Heart ~ Chapter 6

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  I’m linking up with Home with the Boys and reading Seasons of a Mother’s Heart by Sally Clarkson.   If you’d like to join in, here is the original post from Erin with the details and reading schedule. Some of my favorite quotes from this chapter: (referring to homeschooling) But I wasn’t really thinking about whether or not it would be enjoyable, only that it was the right thing to do. pg. 111 God already prepared them (my children) to learn, {Read More}