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January 25, 2017

It’s National School Choice Week 2017! All week the SEA Homeschoolers has been sharing their School Choice Week Podcast series. Today is my interview with Mari Buckroth, in which we discussed secular homeschooling with Charlotte Mason and living books. Have you been wondering how to secularize the Charlotte Mason philosophy? How to make time in your … Continue reading "School Choice Week Podcast: Charlotte Mason Homeschooling"


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March 3, 2016

 “I am, I can, I ought, I will.”* If you’ve been homeschooling for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard the name Charlotte Mason. She has made quite a name for herself in the modern homeschool movement, even though she lived over a hundred years ago. Charlotte Mason (1842 – 1923) was a British … Continue reading "Charlotte Mason in the Secular Homeschool"


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November 10, 2015

I’ve been doing a series at my youtube channel called Charlotte Mason 101, where I talk about different aspects of the Charlotte Mason philosophy and how I incorporate them into my homeschool. Today I made a video about living books, so I thought I’d share it here with all of you! I hope you enjoyed … Continue reading "Charlotte Mason 101 – Living Books"


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November 15, 2021

Life can be unpredictable. You can have a great homeschool routine, the perfect curriculum for your family, homemade meals every night, then boom. Disaster strikes. A chronic illness can easily derail an otherwise perfect schedule. I’ve had digestive issues most of my life. In my 20s, I convinced a doctor to run tests, and she … Continue reading "Tips for Homeschooling with Chronic Illness"


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November 8, 2021

Not to downplay November 8’s importance as the birthday of “Bram” Stoker (1847), but I wanted to dedicate this week as “Neil / Neal Birthday Week!” Two of my favorite authors, both named Neil / Neal, celebrate birthdays this week: Neil Gaiman (November 10, 1960) and Neal Shusterman (November 12, 1962). Neil Gaiman I’m sure … Continue reading "Happy “Neil / Neal Birthday Week”!"


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November 4, 2021

Not to alarm any of you, but there are only 50 days until Christmas 2021! The holiday countdown(s) has begun! So that also means there are only: – 20 days until Thanksgiving – 21 days until Black Friday – 24 days until Hanukkah – 52 days until Kwanzaa – 57 days until New Year’s Eve! … Continue reading "Holiday Countdown!"


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November 1, 2021

The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s November 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 11/1/21 8:15 AM EST] [November 1, 2021 ] – “BYL November 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our November Video … Continue reading "November 2021 Monthly Newsletter"


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October 29, 2021

This is part 3 of our three-part Specific Book Recommendations posts! I asked you for your specific book requests and now I’m sharing recommendations tailored just to you and your children’s needs! Remember to add your own recommendations to these requests below in the comments! Middle-Grade Celtic Folklore: The Book of Three A Swiftly Tilting … Continue reading "Specific Book Recommendations for You! – Part 3"


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October 24, 2021

This is part 2 of our three-part Specific Book Recommendations posts! I asked you for your specific book requests and now I’m sharing recommendations tailored just to you and your children’s needs! Remember to add your own recommendations to these requests below in the comments! Stay tuned for part three coming soon! Books connected to … Continue reading "Specific Book Recommendations for You! – Part 2"


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October 21, 2021

I often get asked for specific book recommendations. Whether your child loves to read or you are trying to entice a reluctant reader – you need to find them the right book! Everyone is different and has different tastes and life experiences. So what you find fascinating, might be intensely boring to your child. Find … Continue reading "Specific Book Recommendations for You! – Part 1"


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