Category Archives: Homeschooling Adventures

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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Welcome, Spring & Gentle Learning

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song of Solomon 2:12   Throwing wide the kitchen door, a burst of cold, fresh air swept across our faces. The vibrant songs of so many different birds sang […]

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Looking Up in the Winter Sky

The way a crow Shook down on me The dust of snow From a hemlock tree Has given my heart A change of mood And saved some part Of a day I had rued. -Robert Frost     The air was crisp and chilly, a perfect January day. With all our mild weather lately, we […]

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