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Form Drawing

Form Drawing

My first year homeschooling I didn’t go all in with form drawing. It kinda seemed like a waste of time and resources. Honestly, I’m suppose to draw straight lines for how long? However, I have since fallen in love with and learned so much about the method and importance of form drawing. The following article… View more

Montessori VS. Waldorf

Montessori VS. Waldorf

These two educational approaches began with a similar goal: to design a curriculum that was developmentally appropriate to the child and that addressed the child's need to learn in a tactile as well as an intellectual way. The philosophies and means of doing so are a bit different.  Montessori Education Montessori education was founded by... View more
Michaelmas

Michaelmas

Michaelmas is one of the first school year festivals in the waldorf world. We started our journey at a Waldorf charter school and called the festival "Dragon Day" so we still often refer to it as such. Michaelmas takes place around the autumn equinox or autumn harvest. This year it takes place on September 29.... View more
Hawaii at Home

Hawaii at Home

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink in the wild air” – Ralph Waldo Emerson. This is one of my all-time favorite quotes 😌 We usually go to Hawaii every summer with Jeremy's extended family. Due to the state of the world, thats not going to happen this year. Its okay though because... View more
Homeschool Rhythms

Homeschool Rhythms

Getting started homeschooling can be rough at first. I feel the best way to stay sane and enjoy the journey is to keep a rhythm. A natural flow of activities that everyone can expect to unfold each day. It helps to break up the large expanse of time into manageable pieces. Finding a natural rhythm... View more
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