Category Archives: Homeschooling Adventures

Mid Morning Schedule {My Daily Morning & School Routine}

  [As requested, this is a continuing view of our ‘schedule’ during the school months for our family of 10, soon to be 11! The last post covered the morning schedule – this post will cover just after breakfast until lunch time is finished. While this is a typical day, not every day can go […]

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Gingerbread Blessings

“Fathers, mothers, remember this: and if you would not have your children lost to you in after-life — if you would have your married daughters not forget their old home in the new one — if you would have sons lend a hand to keep you in the old rose-covered cottage, instead of letting you […]

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Homemaking {in the Kitchen} for the Young Lady

“Cooking as an art – ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook, or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery, but as an art. The danger today, for both men and women cooks, is […]

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Gentle Outside {School} – The Younger Years

“No, I don’t want any more elaborate Kindergarten materials… if the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily. Let him go and come freely. Let him touch real things, and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at the little round table, while a sweet voiced […]

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The Little Things

“Life is made up of little things. He who travels over a continent must go step by step. He who writes books must do it sentence by sentence. He who learns science must master it fact by fact . What is happiness of our life made up of? Little courtesies, little kindnesses, pleasant words, genial […]

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