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10 Memorial Day Activities to do with your Family

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Next Monday in the United States, we’ll be celebrating Memorial Day. For many children and families, it can simply mean a day off of school and work.  But it can also be so much more than that. It’s a perfect time to introduce ideas and concepts to your kids that they might not have considered [...]

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My March Unschooling Fun & Resources

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As March came to an end, I wondered why I felt so tired. Then I looked at this list! Really, though, it was an incredible month for my family. We learned so many new things, went to so many new places and just enjoyed spending time together. I’m hoping some of the resources or activities [...]

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My Top Ten Lists of our Favorite Unschooling Fun in 2011

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Frequent readers of this site know that I love lists. I guess it’s just the way my mind works, but I love the way lists summarize things and present them in a simple, easy way to read. I’ve spent some time thinking about our past year. I feel blessed beyond anything I could have hoped [...]

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10 Out-of-the-Ordinary Winter Activities

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Tomorrow is the first official day of winter. It’s already snowed a few times where I live, so the rest of my family is definitely in the winter mood.  I’m not a cold person, though, so I don’t really like to acknowledge that winter is actually here until the calendar tells me it is! In [...]

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10 Non-Traditional Christmas Movies for Homeschoolers

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What’s your favorite Christmas movie? Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? It’s a Wonderful Life? A Christmas Carol? When it starts to get cold outside (at least where I live!), I love to snuggle up in a blanket on the couch with the kids on a Friday afternoon and watch a great movie.  We love watching all [...]

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10 Out-of-the-Ordinary Christmas Activities

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This is it – the last day in November. We’re getting deep into the holiday season now, and for my family that means lots and lots of baking cookies, watching Christmas movies and reading many Christmas stories. The day after Thanksgiving we always put up our Christmas tree, decorate it and watch our first Christmas [...]

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10 Unusual Ways to Explore Music

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Young children are naturally musical.  It’s like they live and breathe music.   My children hop and skip down aisles and sing at the top of their lungs in grocery stores. Yes, I have to admit that sometimes it can be a bit embarrassing, but most times I receive warm smiles from other shoppers. I think [...]

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