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A Mother’s Morning Basket (Winter)

Winter weather can be pretty miserable here in Middle Tennessee. Lots of cold and rainy days. It's not my favorite season. But I do love all the cozy hours spent reading. I've started gathering books for my basket that I keep beside my knitting materials. I just learned how to knit this past fall. Maybe… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Winter)

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Reading Weather Has Arrived

We had a dusting of snow today in Middle Tennessee. The children are out trying to catch snowflakes on their tongue. I'm cuddled under blankets by the fire, shivering and struggling to stay warm. My body was definitely not made for winter weather. I'm trying my best to embrace this season we are in. Where… Continue reading Reading Weather Has Arrived

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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 and Tea 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 a few of their morning time packets to see which I could use with The Kind Kingdom European study. We will blend Cycle 1 morning time packet from A Gentle Feast with The Kind Kingdom study… Continue reading Morning and Tea 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 try to 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… 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 (Summer)

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 (Summer)