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25 Days of Christmas Books!

Photo by Torsten Dettlaff on Pexels.com   It' almost time to change the calendar and gather Advent materials. (And I should probably consider removing the rotting pumpkins from the front porch.) As we count down to Christmas, we will pull out a new book from our December book stack. Im actually thinking about wrapping them… Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas Books!

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Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves

We finished up our science unit on bugs last month. I decided to pause our usual science lessons and do a quick unit study on trees and leaves. The leaves have been beautiful this year! The kids love going on leaf hunts and running back home to identify them in their books. They really enjoyed… Continue reading Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves

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A Mother’s Morning Basket (Autumn)

Fall weather arrived this week in Middle Tennessee! I've started gathering books for my basket to read during the cooler months beside a cozy fire. This past June, I shared a mother's morning basket to read during the summer. My Autumn Morning Basket is filled with: A journal + pen My Bible + planner Wild… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Autumn)

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Morning Time with A Gentle Feast (2019-2020)

I've been following A Gentle Feast for quite some time and decided to try them this year. I purchased morning time packets to use with The Kind Kingdom European study. We will use Cycles 1, 2, and 3 morning time packets from A Gentle Feast to blend with The Kind Kingdom study of European history.… Continue reading Morning Time with A Gentle Feast (2019-2020)

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Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

I am so behind planning our school year. I spent the spring helping another homeschooling mother form a new community and the summertime running sewing camps. So I've spent August scrambling to get my ducks in a row. Last year, I had everything ready by mid July. Oh well. That's the good thing about homeschooling...… Continue reading Curriculum Bookshelf and Schedule (2019 – 2020)

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Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

Our school days are slooooowly returning. The first thing I add back in is Morning Time! It is our favorite time of the day. We gather around for breakfast or a snack and read together. Morning Time is done "family style" with all of our children (ages 5-9) joining in as we loop through each… Continue reading Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

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A Mother’s Morning Basket (Summertime)

Happy first day of Summer! Summertime is the best time to gather together a morning basket just for yourself! Our homeschool days are slower and more relaxed. So I am finding more quiet time to rest and read during these long summer days. I try to gather books and items that make me slow down… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Summertime)