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Letting it Percolate

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Inspiration Mondays | 0 comments

Letting it Percolate

    If your family is anything like mine, whole days can go by without any formal learning taking place.  Emphasis on formal (in contrast, not a day goes by without any learning taking place).  Our days are full, but they are also full of time.  Time to play, time to think, time to live […]

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Always Rushing

Posted by on Nov 4, 2012 in Inspiration Mondays | 2 comments

Always Rushing

Our family has been extremely busy lately. My husband and I have opened a new business. That, coupled with Dylan’s first year of homeschooling – we’ve been busy! It was a wild summer, and a crazy fall! While we’re still working out our kinks, I like to think we’ve been able to strike some kind of balance for our family.

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Why Behaviour-Based Parenting Misses the Mark

Posted by on Aug 12, 2012 in Inspiration Mondays | 9 comments

Why Behaviour-Based Parenting Misses the Mark

Well, my children aren’t perfect.  Although I’d love to believe they are, they do have their guises.  As does everyone.  As do I.  I always thought knowing that made me a better parent.  Being able to see their strengths and weaknesses honestly.  And, it is helpful.  But, in a far more powerful way, I have […]

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How Blogging Helps Homeschoolers

Posted by on Jun 24, 2012 in Inspiration Mondays | 11 comments

How Blogging Helps Homeschoolers

Blogging is fun. It builds community, connects you with people around the world, and fills your mind with ideas. Here are some of the reasons I would recommend blogging to homeschooling parents.

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Homeschooling With a Bit of Help?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Inspiration Mondays | 3 comments

Homeschooling With a Bit of Help?

In homeschooling news, we’ve decided to enroll our son in a distributed learning program for home learners next year. Here’s what that means to us.

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Librarian’s Picks – In Praise of Slow

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Librarian's Picks, Librarian's Picks: Parent Resources | 0 comments

Librarian’s Picks – In Praise of Slow

As I’ve mentioned this book a few times now, in various posts, I thought I’d make it official and recommend it as a Librarian’s Pick. Enjoy my review of In Praise of Slowness by Carl Honore.

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Sibling Fun: 5 Activities To Engage the Youngest Family Members

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Inspiration Mondays | 0 comments

Sibling Fun: 5 Activities To Engage the Youngest Family Members

My favourite days are the ones when we hit on something that both of my children enjoy. Finding those glorious activities that encourage sibling play (especially when one of those siblings is under 2) isn’t always easy. Here are a few true family friendly ideas that have worked for us!

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