Top Ways to Use Fairy Tales In Your Homeschool

“Once upon a time…”  Ahh… the most exciting four words I heard for years. Honestly, they still bring a source of comfort and excitement. I feel positively giddy when I hold a book of fairy tales in my hands or read them to my children. I love seeing their faces when they fit pieces together … Read more

Sharing the Load

I’ve been on this homeschool gig for many years and I sometimes feel a bit inadequate teaching a given topic to my punks.  Maybe that’s just me.  Or… just maybe you sometimes feel the same way.  Thankfully, I don’t have to sail this homeschooling ship all by my onesies.  Savvy (to paraphrase Captain Jack Sparrow)?  … Read more

A World of Study One Unit at a Time

When our family first starting homeschooling 9 years ago, I jumped headfirst into a traditional textbook/workbook approach to school. We in essence were just doing school at home. Our older children had already attended the local public school for a couple of years and were used to this style of schooling. I was quite frankly … Read more

Classically Educated: What is the Classical Model of Education?

When we first began homeschooling, I did not realize there were so many different styles of learning.  I chose curricula and found products that looked appealing to me.  Only after we had begun our journey did I realize that I had chosen products that fit within the classical homeschool model.  Since then I have learned … Read more

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