Category Archives: HOMESCHOOL PLANNING

{A Manifesto} and a NEW Training Workshop … both about The MAKING Life

. Hi~ Over the last few months, I’ve realized that it’s high time I start touching upon some important topics beyond handwork & homeschool lessons. Of course, they are still central to everything I do in my life & my … Continue reading

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Creativity…how can you help your babes HONE it & OWN it ?

Hi! Today, I was scrolling through Instagram & saw an interesting post where some über-smart homeschooling mothers were discussing the pros & cons of allowing children to make their own decisions – from tiny ones (what do you want to … Continue reading

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**NEW** Come wander in the Resource Library – snacks ALLOWED !

Happy Labour Day (yes, I’m Canadian & there’s a “U” in there!) How was your summer break ? . . It seems to have flown by, although we’re having some pretty beautiful days so I can pretend it’s still late-summer (which … Continue reading

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A Early Handwork Skills MAP {CLICK & print !)

. Imagine we just met at a cocktail party (yes, here in France!) In between nibbles of hot-out-of-the-oven fresh, crusty bread topped with chunks of delicious local cheese, we’d get to chatting. One thing would lead to another & you’d probably … Continue reading

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Meet Mother Nature & Jack Frost

Yes, ladies (& gentlemen) – it’s finally here ! The Handwork Homeschool Boutique You know how people say “you teach what you need to learn”? Well, that is SO true for me & I always like to add another thought 

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Love or Fear ? Who’s running YOUR homeschool?

. Have you ever had the feeling that someone disapproves of how you run your homeschool? Or perhaps, you KNOW they disapprove? Do you have a persistent little, trembling voice who whispers when you get up in the morning or late, late … Continue reading

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What 20,000 Years of Handwork Can Teach You About the Future (or…

6 books I’ve read & 1 I haven’t!) By now, you’ve probably gathered that I like to read….a lot! . Not novels or magazines (ok, the odd one here & there) but books that you’d probably call

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