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Summer Planning: How to Over Plan + Go With the Flow

I live in the far north and I LOVE summer! I love the heat and the flowers, bare feet, salads and long walks, fireflies and a different schedule that often includes bonfires, camps, long car trips, gardening, swimming, painting rocks, drawing, gathering feathers, turtle shells, and other naturally found doodads. Summer is also the time… Continue reading Summer Planning: How to Over Plan + Go With the Flow

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Is It Time to Start Planning? How to Get Your Children (and Yourself) Motivated for the New Homeschool Year

How do you get your children motivated to go back to school? Because we school around the Holy Days we have a very short break this summer between the close of the year and the start of the next one and I know for sure that none of us will be ready to go back… Continue reading Is It Time to Start Planning? How to Get Your Children (and Yourself) Motivated for the New Homeschool Year

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Transition Time

Summer is a busy time full of adventure and change. For some it may be a transition from one grade to the next, maybe a new job in the family, or maybe even a new place to live. Life is full of transitions like these, so how do we help ourselves, and our kids understand… Continue reading Transition Time

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Sometimes, Summertime’s for School

I was raised in a Baptist home, later attending a variety of Pentecostal and non-denominational churches in my adulthood. I was 25 when my husband attended a conference and brought home the idea of Torah. As we went step by step, little bit by little bit, adjusting our ways to take breaks from work and… Continue reading Sometimes, Summertime’s for School

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Summer Fun and Learning

As homeschoolers, we don’t have the traditional out of school summers. Although we don’t continue our full schedule during the summer months, we do continue to actively engage in educational activities. When my children were younger, we always participated in our local library’s summer reading program. We also participated in the reading programs offered through… Continue reading Summer Fun and Learning