Category Archives: TEACHING HANDWORK

{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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Fabrics of Fairytale – A Book Review from Handwork Homeschool

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A very tiny ancient treasure – NOT found on Pinterest!

. This is it. .   You’re probably thinking what I’m thinking… really ?  That’s it? When I read the headline “FOUND:  A 3,000-year-old Ball of Yarn” images of a gloriously dyed ball of some sumptuous stuff found hidden in … Continue reading

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My Children Have Special Needs & So Do Yours…

. I believe every child has special needs & I like to focus on the word SPECIAL when I explain what I mean.   . The label “special needs” started being widely used when I was in grade school (or at … 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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