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Connection | An Apiary Visit
Connection is a new monthly series here, featuring simple ideas to spark connection points with our children and the world around us each month. In it, I will include books, activities, and style (for fun)
Reader’s Choice | An Audiobook List
There are a million and two reasons to keep your phone tucked away and out of reach during the day, but an audiobook is not one of them. Like many of you, we listen to
Borrowed Books, Curious Minds, and a Digital Library
For growing bookworms and movie aficionados, a library card can save oodles in the family budget. Add homeschooling to the equation and a library card becomes a lifeline, and quite possibly a rite of passage.
A Gift Guide for the Homeschool, Vol. 04
I look forward to the Thanksgiving/Advent season all year long, welcoming the shorter days, the candlelight and handmade crafts and food, the warm drinks and countdown to Christmas. When it comes to gift-giving, I am
Rhythm, Routine, and Vision for the New School Year
In an ideal world I would be able to keep up with all of the things my heart wants to do at the present, including writing here more often, and in an ideal world, you
Creating a Simple Homeschool Office
I often pride myself on the flexibility homeschooling brings, the freedom to bend our home’s learning, to do things differently. Go to a park in the middle of the day? Yes! Read books in our
Organizing Notebooks + Supplies for the New School Year
This time of year always feels a bit like Christmas. New books arrive in the mail and fresh paper and pencils fill our shelves. Although our routines and studies flex each year, these late summer
A Gift Guide for the Homeschool
Gift giving is my love language. Whether it’s something handmade, something gently loved and no longer needed, something you can experience, or something new, I love gifting things that would mean something to the one
A Reader’s Survey | The Origins and Evolution of this Blog
I began this blog a decade ago next month, just after Blythe’s first birthday––before Olive, before homeschooling, before any personal financial collapse, before Instagram or sponsorships, before a dramatic family move, before cohabitation with my sister’s