Tag: Seeds of Knowledge

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The “Minimum Viable Day”

Those who have read most of my posts know that I am a fan of Pam Barnhill and her wonderful planning resources over at Homeschool Solutions. She also hops onto Facebook Live to give tips, hacks, and resources that help homeschooling moms along their journey. I cannot remember exactly when I heard her talk about a minimum viable day, but I do recall that … Read More The “Minimum Viable Day”

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How I Plan and Organize Our Homeschool

It is that time if year again: freshly sharpened pencils, subject binders with colorful covers, planning sheets filled with possibility, sheet protectors galore, and that bright shiny new curriculum. Well, most of it is new, anyway. If you enter our home, you will see our dining room table covered with the afore mentioned binders and planners. You will also find me hard at work … Read More How I Plan and Organize Our Homeschool

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Six Simple Things That Made Our Homeschool Day Better

Through much trial and error, prayer, webinar watching, book reading, podcast listening, and more trial and error—here are six simple things we have implemented into our homeschool that have made all the difference. Setting a Vision & Writing Goals that Reflect That Vision Spiral Notebook Planning Six Weeks On, One Week Off Starting Our Day with Bible & Morning Time Symposium–Instead of Math, Grammar, … Read More Six Simple Things That Made Our Homeschool Day Better

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A Peek Into the Most Cherished Time of Our School Day

“Before you go on thinking these times are perfect with well-behaved children, and beautifully cut out crafts–think again! We are just normal, everyday people encountering extraordinary ideas and truths. I like to think of it as a beautiful mess. A somewhat organized–mostly chaotic–beautiful mess.”

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A New, Unexpected Adventure

If someone had approached me two years ago and prophetically told me, “Kristin, in the fall of 2015 you will be homeschooling your children,”  I would have laughed. In fact, I would have said,  “There is absolutely no way I am homeschooling. I am NOT cut out for that.” I have always admired and esteemed families who chose to educate their children and home. … Read More A New, Unexpected Adventure