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11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month so I am celebrating with 11 must-have children’s poetry books! I have tried to include poetry on a weekly if not daily basis in our home. Whether it is a quick reading at the beginning of the school day or a poem posted in the bathroom where someone might take the… Read More 11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

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Mondays with Miss Mason – On Character

Disposition, intellect, genius, come pretty much by nature; but character is an achievement, the one practical achievement possible to us for ourselves and for our children; and all real advance in family or individual is along the lines of character. Our great people are great simply by reason of their force of character. (Volume 2–Parents… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Character

Books, Featured, Living Books, Science

12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

In honor of International Women’s Day, I have made a list of 12 picture books about inspiring women scientists and mathematicians to share with your girls and boys. Lost to history for a time, women of the past are being remembered for their contributions. Modern women are also making a mark on science, architecture and… Read More 12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

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Does Your Child Hate Writing? 5 Free Dysgraphia Apps and Tools to Help

Does your child hate writing? Discover 5 free dysgraphia apps and tools to help. If handwriting and getting thoughts on paper is a continual struggle for your child, it is possible your child has dysgraphia, a learning difference or learning disability that affects a student’s ability to write, among other things. In our family, we… Read More Does Your Child Hate Writing? 5 Free Dysgraphia Apps and Tools to Help

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Mondays with Miss Mason – On Knowledge vs. Information

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information on Charlotte Mason and Mondays with Miss Mason, please read the first post. Do you post about Charlotte Mason’s ideas–please comment below and I will share your post!   From School Education, Part XX: Knowledge versus Information.––The distinction between knowledge and information is,… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Knowledge vs. Information

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Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts

Poetry is a vibrant part of a school day but some people find it difficult. Thankfully, poetry podcasts can help! Poetry podcasts offer a brief reading of a poem along with some commentary about the poet or subject of the poem. As a result, poem newbies and *gasp* poem haters can be transformed into poetry fans.… Read More Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts