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TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: Tub Schooling

Tub Schooling

by Jeanne Faulconer

What are the toys in your bathtub? And how good are you at tolerating a little mess?If you're able to create a nice collection of bathtub toys and … [Continue reading...]

TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: Rhythms, Routines, Rituals In the Homeschool

Rhythms, Routines, Rituals in the Homeschool

by Living Education Contributor

By Amanda WitmanRhythms, routines, and rituals help us stay centered and on track as homeschooling parents, and they enable our children to relax … [Continue reading...]

Ask Jeanne: Concerns about spelling

Ask Jeanne: Concerns about Spelling

by Jeanne Faulconer

After we'd met for a homeschool evaluation, a mom of a ten year old wrote to me with concerns about her son's spelling. We have are having an issue … [Continue reading...]

TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: 5 Benefits of Playing Chess

5 Benefits of Playing Chess

by Jeanne Faulconer

It's not part of the traditional curriculum in United States schools or homeschool families -- but playing chess is a part of the curriculum in about … [Continue reading...]

Educating head, heart, hands, and health

Educating Head, Heart, Hands, and Health

by Jeanne Faulconer

I grew up participating in 4H, and while I recommend the 4H program itself, I also find myself thinking a lot about the four "H's" as they apply to … [Continue reading...]

TheHomeSchoolMom Blog: The hidden problem of playing music by ear (and what to do about it)

Playing Music By Ear: The Hidden Problem (and what to do about it)

by Rebecca Capuano

It’s a skill we’d all love to have – the ability to play music by ear, and not need the actual musical score.You know, sit down at the piano, and … [Continue reading...]