It is inevitable. Long days, little structure. Screen time for kids struggles are to be expected. What’s a parent to do! It is an ongoing challenge at our house, but I have some ideas that we have tried in the past and some other suggestions to help manage your summer screen time for kids struggles.… Read More Screen Time for Kids: 5 Solutions for Summer Struggles
Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. Living books are a major component of a Charlotte Mason education. There is… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Trusting Good Books
Mental health awareness is important for everyone– including parents and kids. These books for anxious kids and tweens will help you start the conversation. Did you know that 1 in 5 people will have a mental health disorder in their life? This means that someone you love or you will face this challenge. Take a look… Read More Books for Anxious Kids and Tweens
Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. We ought to do so much for our children, and are able to… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Masterly Inactivity
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new screen time for kids guidelines to help parents set proper limits for their children. Children under five must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in prams and seats, get better quality sleep and have more time for active play if they are to grow up… Read More New Screen Time For Kids Guidelines from WHO: Sit Less, Play More!
My morning time loop has transformed my homeschool day. I started looping a few years ago. Looping is when you schedule subjects in sequence rather than assigning to a specific day of the week. Looping is particularly useful for irregular schedules because if you just have things assigned to Monday but you end up with… Read More My Morning Time Loop Schedule + Free Loop Schedule Planner
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Mother’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. The weather is usually nice. If you don’t have to cook a meal, even better! But Mother’s Day gifts are really a great part. Enjoy my Mother’s Day Gift Guide! Of course, free time and kid-made gifts are at the top of the Mother’s Day gift guide.… Read More Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Homeschool Mom
Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. Poetry.––Poetry is, perhaps, the most searching and intimate of our teachers. To know… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Poetry
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