It is very helpful to read with a commonplace book or reading-diary, in which to put down any striking thought in your author, or your own impression of the work, or of any part of it; but not summaries of facts. Such a diary, carefully kept through life, should be exceedingly interesting as ... Read More about Commonplacing: Curiosity and the Desire for Knowledge (Ourselves)
(Please note that I have linked to book lists on the AO website to respect their licensing terms. Books that use affiliate links here are not listed on the AO website.) Things have been quiet around here lately for good reason - among other things, school planning has been taking over my life. We ... Read More about Ambleside Online Year 2 Term 1 Plans
Morning Time (MT), Morning Basket, whatever you want to call it, is not something that I really thought all that much about when I was planning my son's Kindergarten year in 2016. I had heard it mentioned on The Mason Jar and seen sites like Pam Barnhill, but I didn't really think I needed it since ... Read More about First Grade Homeschool Morning Time
Great is the sun, and wide he goes Through empty heaven with repose; And in the blue and glowing days More thick than rain he showers his rays. Though closer still the blinds we pull To keep the shady parlour cool, Yet he will find a chink or two To slip his golden fingers through. The dusty ... Read More about System Status: Second Quarter 2018
I had a few requests and recommendations last year from various people for custom homeschool planner covers based on the prints I sell. I didn't get around to doing it last year other than a few for friends, but this year I decided to expand a little and I'm happy to announce that I'm now offering ... Read More about Custom Homeschool Planner Covers!