Delight and Imagination

Holiday Activities that Count as Homeschooling

Last week, Danielle shared insightful glimpses into the unique approaches of three families navigating the homeschooling journey during the holidays. One family embraced the festive spirit by setting aside formal schoolwork altogether, immersing themselves in holiday learning. Another family opted for a balanced approach, maintaining a lighter version of their usual school workload while integrating

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Happy Home, Happy Homescool: 4 Reasons to Be Thankful for Homeschooling

I know we are supposed to be grateful this time of year.  Grateful for the cozy fire, and time inside with our kids, and hot apple cider. Grateful for abundance and plenty–for America, for Jesus and our mamas, too… But often, in homeschooling, November hits me like a ton of bricks. November follows October 31st–a

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Home Sweet Classroom: 11 Hilarious Reasons to be Grateful for Homeschooling

There are so many genuine, profound reasons to be thankful for homeschooling. Homeschooling provides freedom, connection, and the chance to slow down. Homeschooling gives us the gift of time. The following are not those type of reasons, but are a little tongue-in-cheek. Hopefully they’ll make you laugh while pondering, like Teddy Roosevelt said, “Nothing in

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Fanning the Flames of Individualized Education

When we first started homeschooling, I had a cork board hanging in our kitchen with inspirational pictures and quotes, one of them being: “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”- Plutarch Before I had children of my own, I had imagined that education really was like the filling

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The World is Your Classroom (Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Trips)

Vacations – whether a one-day getaway or a full week break –  are a perfect opportunity for families to relax, rejuvenate, and create lasting memories. Vacations can also be a fantastic way to enhance your children’s education and reveal how learning can be an unforgettable adventure. By incorporating into your vacation plans what homeschooling has

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8 Reasons to Start a Homeschool Co-op (Even if It’s Just with a Few Friends)

Have you wondered if a homeschool co-op is a good idea for you? Or maybe you’ve tried a few and they just were not the right fit. What about starting your own?  Here are 8 reasons to start your own homeschool co-op – even if it’s just with a few friends: 2. Support Network:By starting

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