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Montessori Grace & Courtesy

Montessori Grace & Courtesy

One of the aspects I love most about homeschooling is being able to answer my son's questions as they come up. This allows most Grace & Courtesy lessons to happen organically throughout our life. Today was a perfect example. It's hot here today so my son and I were sitting on the sofa with the front door open. A UPS delivery truck stops at our house and the driver carries a package to our front porch. As he sets it…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I know, I know… I haven’t been blogging. But that doesn’t mean DJ hasn’t been learning. He’s been doing so much and I couldn’t be happier. I have a lot that I could be posting about but honestly I’ve been enjoying our time together rather than thinking about the status of the blog. But then things like tonight happen and I just have to share!  In celebration of a new year, we’ve posted a linear calendar in DJ’s bedroom.  I…

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Learning on the Road

Learning on the Road

Where have we been?  Not in the school room!  We took a mid-session break and went to Orlando, FL for a week. Of course the excitement was so high there wasn’t much accomplished in terms of school work the week before or after our trip. But I have come to embrace the belief that “learning happens everywhere”. So here are some examples. Practical Life DJ learned to drive a car at Lego driving school and he received a drivers license….

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