Category Archives: Homeschool

Our kids go to bed early for children their age (and for homeschooled kids who can sleep in everyday!) But the reason we’ve always had early bedtimes is because we encourage their reading/drawing/writing/alone time after dark. Do you ever remember reading a wonderful book, deep into the night, under your covers maybe with a flashlight? […]

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The words underneath the photos were originally posted on a homeschool blog that I used to write for. Since then the homeschool blog is no more, but I still feel like these words are relevant enough to share here, on my own blog. This post came to mind because my oldest just turned 13. I actually […]

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Day in and day out we try and do the same things. I make available to the kids lots of opportunities to create, be artists, be gardeners, adventurers, readers and contributors to the family. I document our lives almost daily over on Instagram and there is where I share the #schuffkidsschool hashtag. So here’s what I’ve […]

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“Cops and robbers. Mud pies. Scratches from climbing trees. Adventures on tricycles. One child stares at an ant carrying a crumb, and a few others start a club in a garage. Certain factors encourage play. It is often easier home-based than institution-based. There should be space, and lots of free time. Children need to be […]

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