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What Homeschoolers Can Learn From Michael Moore & Finland

I just finished watching a brief documentary filmmaker Michael Moore did comparing our American public school system with Finland’s system. Before watching this video, I was not at all familiar with Finland’s educational system. As I watched the video I kept hearing myself say, “That’s right! Yes! That makes sense!” Before coming home to teach… Continue reading What Homeschoolers Can Learn From Michael Moore & Finland

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He’s Building a Cathedral — A Homeschool Mom

So thankful for this article today as I can relate to everything shared. I am trying to be more intentional about focusing on the bigger picture – with my children and myself – rather than the smaller one. Prayer for me has been key to helping adjust my sights and perspectives. When I take the… Continue reading He’s Building a Cathedral — A Homeschool Mom

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Americans are rejecting the ‘homeschool myth’ — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

When I saw the title of this article I knew I needed to read it — and I am glad I did! Most of my friends are educators working as leaders in public and charter schools. A few of them have even started their own schools. All are seriously committed  to the awesome task of… Continue reading Americans are rejecting the ‘homeschool myth’ — and experts say the misunderstood education might be better than public or charter schools

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5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017

My morning ritual often starts with a struggle—a battle between Mind and Body. Each one very clear about what they think is best and each one extremely persuasive. Body reminds me how  tired I am and how very good it simply feels to just be…lay in bed and simply be… Mind jumps in and reminds… Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Backstage Mom: My Hopes for Homeschooling in 2017