What makes the Charlotte Mason method of homeschooling delightful? That is the question I seek to answer for you today as we learn about who Charlotte Mason was and how she has influenced homeschoolers. "Who is Charlotte Mason?" Charlotte Mason was an educator in England who lived from 1842 – … [Read more...] about What Makes the Charlotte Mason Method of Homeschooling Delightful?
Sometimes when life gets really busy or complicated, we just need to simplify. That's how things are for me this year. So, instead of some of the more elaborate ways I've prepared for Easter in previous years, this is what we're doing this year. We will read this Easter book: The Very First … [Read more...] about The Easiest Way to Prepare Your Kids for Easter with Scripture Easter Copywork
Are you ready for another homeschool year? I am! I will be entering our 13th year of homeschooling. My two oldest sons are seniors this year, so in addition to the regular homeschooling, we'll also be finishing up college visits, taking SAT and ACT tests, applying to colleges, seeking scholarships, … [Read more...] about 2018-2019 Homeschool Curriculum Choices for 1st-12th Grades
What are you doing for National Poetry Month? If you don't have any ideas yet, I'm glad you're here. I have some great links and free printables for fun poetry month activities! Writeshop: 7 Poem in Your Pocket Day Ideas 5 Poetry Writing Prompts for Kids How to Write a Cinquain Poem Poem … [Read more...] about Great Links and Free Printables for Fun Poetry Month Activities
Ten years ago today I dove into the world of blogging. I didn't know what I was doing, but I thought it would be a fun way to document our homeschooling and family life as well as connect with others outside my immediate sphere of influence. Now, I have made so many friends in the blogging world, … [Read more...] about The “I Choose Joy!” 10-Year Blogiversary Giveaway–just for Homeschoolers!
I'm really excited about the resource I'm reviewing today: Celebrate Jesus: An Advent Journey For Families by Amy Blevins. It's an Advent Guide chock full of all kinds of wonderful ideas--and it's only $4.99! Here are some examples of ideas I got from it that I'm going to try this … [Read more...] about Review of “Celebrate Jesus: An Advent Journey For Families”