I first learned about Juneteenth or Freedom Day a few years ago, and this year will be the first year that I start educating my children about this important day. On June 19, 1865–two months after the end of the Civil War and two years after the Emancipation Proclamation–the news that all slaves in theContinue reading “Learn about Juneteenth”
It’s that time of year for us. The quiet space between school years where I intentionally plan out what the next year will look for us. As my oldest only has one more year of junior high before high school, I’m going to be working on helping him hone his time management skills and planningContinue reading “Ambleside Online: Planning Year 7”
The end of the school year is a good time of reflection for me as the mother and teacher. It’s a chance to look back on the school year we finished and evaluate what went well and what ought to change. The end of the 2020-2021 school year marks the end of my third yearContinue reading “Ambleside Online: Year End Review”
Nothing quite describes the thrill of finding an amazing book at a thrift store or a library book sale. When I am browsing used books, I often run my fingers over the spines as I look at the books. I feel as though the books are speaking to me, telling me of previous owners whoContinue reading “Is it Possible to Own Too Many Books?”
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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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