Category Archives: Homeschool

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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This is the first post of a new weekly theme called, “Homeschool Boosters” (thanks to my own homeschool veteran mom for the title!) You literally don’t *need* anything to homeschool. Not a math book. Not a handwriting curriculum. Not a timer. Not a nothing. All you need is a deep love for your children and a […]

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Some days I look around and I truly wonder if the kids learned anything that day. I look back at what we did, which most likely was an abundance of errands, chores, taking deep breaths and trying to figure out what to have for dinner. I wonder if this homeschool thing is “working.” At those […]

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