Tag Archives: imagination

{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … 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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Knit & Play :: Veggie Garden – pumpkins, cabbage, beets & more….!

. . Are you a dirt gardener ? Me? I prefer to use yarn for my gardening! I get to sit by the fire, warm & cozy; plant whatever I want & never have to pull any weeds….. that’s why … Continue reading

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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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The Quintessential French Outdoor Shopping Experience …!!

Most of our village has already been marked off into hundreds of chalk rectangles.  The road barricades are standing at the ready (we’ve had some in front of our house since Wednesday) & the campers, vans & trucks are starting … Continue reading

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Our Vide Grenier – A Treasure Hunter’s Delight !!

There are many “nights-before” which I eagerly anticipate – there’s the night-before Christmas (that’s usually filled with lots of last-minute making, truckloads of candy & a flurry of wrapping paper…), the night before my birthday (that’s when I start counting the years & wonder how many candles … Continue reading

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Cinderella – A Little Inspiration from Handwork Homeschool (including an annotated book list)

Once upon a time, a little girl lived in a big butter-cream house in a small town in France….

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