Category Archives: Homeschool

“I’m so frustrated, my son is just so behind in school. He can’t read. He’s extremely smart and creative, such a great boy, but he hates reading and I can’t get him to sit still so we can work on his phonics books. Oh, my son is 6.” Over and over I hear this scenario […]

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This is one proud kindergartner!! She finished her last intro to phonics book and now she can graduate to the big “numbered” books! If you’re curious about our homeschooling journey, you can read up on my blog using this link: http://www.amyschuff.com/category/homeschool/ I’m also on managingyourblessings.com today talking about how to really be a light to […]

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One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of the school year is purchase new notebooks and binders for the kids. Empty when first chosen, then decorated with glue and magazine cut outs of their favorite animals, those 1″ three ring binders will house their entire school year. I imagine them filled to […]

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I never knew how these 31 days would end. I wrote out all the topics I wanted to cover, but never ever did I have a last day planned. Of course I’m not going anywhere, now that I’ve started writing here I plan to keep going (maybe not every day!) but I feel like I […]

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I’ve received some questions along these 31 days and I’ll attempt to answer a few… 1. What’s the difference between “beyond schooling” and the “Charlotte Mason” method?  The main difference I can find is that Charlotte Mason was a big supporter of a timed schedule. She made sure they did their work in a timely […]

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