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What do you want to remember when you’ve forgotten everything else?

My teen son and I were visiting my grandmother. She has Alzheimer’s and requires special care. It was a precious time to share our memories with her. When you have a loved one whose memory is fading, you somewhat become an external repository for their past and for your mutual relationship. I brought in my …

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News, Current Events, and Biblically-Objective Journalism (with Nick Eicher and Brian Basham from WORLD)

How do you study current events in your homeschool? How do you teach your students to listen to the news with discernment? And how ought we as Christians approach these sometimes tricky topics? In today’s episode of the Homeschool Conversations podcast I’m joined by Nick Eicher and Brian Basham from WORLD. It was an absolutely …

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Morning Time and Memory Work Plan January 2021

Hi friends! This blog post is really more like a personal letter to each of you, a behind-the-scenes sneak peek into the Sloan family Morning Time plans for January 2021. I just finished typing everything up and getting it ready to print out for our first day back-to-homeschool, and I thought you might enjoy seeing …

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Grace-Filled Homeschooling and Celebrating Advent (with Lara Molettiere)

It was such a delight to chat with Lara Molettiere about pursuing a Charlotte Mason education, encouraging a delightful and grace-filled atmosphere in our homeschool, and intentionally celebrating Advent in our families. Lara reminds us that the Advent season is a gift, not a burden, and she shares some simple tips to help make that …

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Cindy Rollins Interview homeschool

A Living, Humble, Joyful Homeschool Education (an interview with Cindy Rollins)

There’s nothing quite so delightful as talking to a veteran homeschool mama. And when that retired homeschool mama is Cindy Rollins, who inspired a whole generation of moms to pursue Morning Time and Charlotte Mason education? You know this is going to be a good conversation! Cindy brings such wisdom to this interview. Who is …

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3 Easy Ways to Incorporate Music in your Homeschool

Many of us want to provide our children with a musical education. We want our children to appreciate the music written by others, to understand how to read notes, and maybe even to learn how to play an instrument themselves. Unfortunately, the daily grind of the basics often seems to crowd out any space for …

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Jessica Waldock homeschool Interview

Lifestyle of Learning: Homeschooling an Only, Morning Basket Fun, and Gameschooling (an interview with Jessica Waldock)

Jessica Waldock is a homeschooling mom of 1 quirky, creative kid. They pursue a lifestyle of learning filled with Morning Basket fun, gameschooling, and relaxed, interest-led homeschooling. This is a fun conversation you will be sure to enjoy whether you’re homeschooling one or a dozen! (Plus, hear my secret homeschool mom confession!) Be sure to …

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Morning Time Morning Basket Homeschool Pam Barnhill interview

Your (Modern) Morning Basket: Morning Time and “Us-schooling” (an interview with Pam Barnhill)

Pam Barnhill is not only the Big Sister of Morning Time for many homeschooling families, but she’s also an author, podcaster, and homeschool speaker. Over the past couple years she’s also become my true friend! I was so tickled to be able to chat with her on this week’s Homeschool Conversations episode. We chatted about …

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