As a homeschooling mom, I see the value of reading. And even before we officially began to homeschool nine years ago, I made intentional decisions to spend time every day reading to my children because I knew I wanted them to grow into adults who loved to read. However, in the business of life asContinue reading “Mother Culture for Homeschool Moms”
One of my favorite memories of school when I was in elementary grade was studying the history of California, my home state. History has long been one of my favorite leisure subjects. But there was something that was so connecting to know what happened in my local area. There were so many interesting people andContinue reading “Learning State History”
With the beginning of Year 7 of Ambleside Online, we are moving more slowly getting into a routine this year. (Perhaps because we are also in the process of moving and unpacking??) So each week of assigned work is taking us about a week and a half to complete, and I’m learning to be okayContinue reading “Notebooking: Current Events”
It can be hard as a homeschool mom to find the time and the motivation to add beauty to our homeschool days. Our culture–the academic milieu of our day–emphasizes grades, achievement, and the 3 R’s. Even though we’ve chosen to opt out of the public school system, it can still be a challenge to letContinue reading “Simple Ways to Add Beauty to Your Homeschool Day”
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Hi, we are Carrie and Melinda. We are identical twin sisters, second-generation homeschoolers, and book lovers!
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