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Old Fashioned Enjoyment

“I declare after all, there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than a book!” – Jane Austen One of {truly} lovely aspects to homeschooling is introducing books – well written books – to everyone in the family .. myself included. We loosely follow the Sonlight reading suggestions, along…

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Love, Do, Think.

“Be sure that your children each day have: – something or someone to love – something to do  -something to think about.” -Charlotte Mason “ “Whether it be a cat, dog, rabbit or hamster, everybody needs something to love. There are opportunities for love in every home. There are also many ways to provide services…

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Call of the {Wild} Duck

My morning started with a great text from an even greater friend. “I found this guy who has a LOT of ducks … he has so many … he’s a duck hoarder!!… all kinds … you have to go see him! He’s selling everything!…” I relay this message to the family over breakfast. Instantly, the…

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Egg-xciting stuff!

“It is a bad thing to think that time is our own to do what we like with. We all have duties, and a certain share of our time must be given to those duties. This power of making oneself work is a fine thing. Every effort makes the next easier.” -Charlotte Mason    …

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Naps & Books.

A simple afternoon craft with the three bigger girls while the babies slept … painting rocks on green grass, the maple tree’s leafy branches providing shade and the birds singing in the treetop …       mountains painted to remind one of British Columbia …     Naptimes are wonderful and babies wake up…

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