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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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Fun Winter and Snow Homeschool Ideas

Snowy Homeschool: picture books, art, and fun wintry activities to learn about snow in your homeschool

Winter days call for cups of hot cocoa and stacks of picture books. What could be better than enjoying picture books about snow in your homeschool? Pair these lovely read-alouds with some poetry, art, and other simple activities for a cozy, snowy homeschool day! Note: real snow is not required…which is a good thing for …

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How to Choose the Best Memory Work for Your Homeschool

Read this post and learn how to choose the best memory work for your homeschool and how to practically implement memory work in your Morning Time and family’s life! How our memory work journey began: My husband and I, both second-generation homeschoolers, always knew we wanted to educate our children at home. As our firstborn …

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Teaching the Creeds to Our Children

Have you ever considered including the historic creeds of the Christian church in your morning time, personal devotions, or family worship? If you’ve felt ill-equipped to teach them to your children, or have wondered why they even matter, come walk beside me as we explore the reasons to memorize the creeds with our children. What …

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multi-age morning time plans fall 2019

Morning Time Plans (Fall 2019): adjusting expectations to meet the needs of a wide age range

It gets trickier to plan for morning time when you have a wide range of ages.  Wake-up times vary from the pre-dawn energy of the 4-year-old to the sluggish morning brain of the teen.  And that doesn’t even consider the differing needs and interests that span the grades. Yet having a time for shared memories …

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