Lots of Littles

Lots of Littles I was homeschooled off and on growing up as a military kid and honestly loved every minute of it, and I dreamed of homeschooling my children. Then I did… And it wasn’t feeling like the ideal thing I wanted it to be. You see, I have 4 kids who are at the moment...

Starting Morning Time Again

I’d given up on doing morning time as a family. I never could meet the needs of both my high school teenagers and my young 1st and 2nd graders. Then I read Better Together by Pam Barnhill. Before I finished the book I was inspired to restart morning time as a...

“That’s What I AM Doing”!

“That’s What I AM Doing”! I am a second generation homeschooling Mom of 7 children ages 1-13. I had heard of “Morning Time” or “Circle Time’, but always said, “That just doesn’t fit in our family style.” I did, however, love reading aloud to my...

Family Culture Formation

Family Culture Formation Even before we began homeschooling, learning all together as a family was what we planned to do because family culture formation was our priority, even over academics. Fast forward a few years and we are still learning all together for our Morning Time (or Calendar...

What Matters Most

What Matters Most Morning time has been an anchor in our day since we started homeschooling 11 years ago. It was a carryover from a simple circle time I used to do in my classroom teacher days. While the form continues to ebb and flow with life, the function always remains the same: to...

Prepare the Feast

Prepare the Feast Let me begin by saying, my kiddos are likened to Hobbits! They desire 1st breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevenzies, etc. As we unpack Morning Time each day, we indulge in a feast of “Truth, Goodness and Beauty”, for our mind and soul. Morning Time, not necessarily in the...
>