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Brandy Vencel
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Ruling the world, one cradle at a time.
Ruling the world, one cradle at a time.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s been a while since we’ve had an installment in The Low-Energy Mom’s Guide to Homeschooling. It doesn’t mean I haven’t been thinking about it. (Maybe I didn’t have the energy to write it? Ha.) Today’s post is all about SLEEP. And in…

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n Anne White’s wonderful little book, Minds More Awake: The Vision of Charlotte Mason, there are little micro-chapters (she calls them “lost treasures of Charlotte Mason”) in which she highlights some idea of Charlotte Mason’s that…

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:: 1 :: For four long months, I’ve been working on a project with a team of wonderful women. In the wee hours yesterday, that project was finished and I was finally able to announce it. You can see my Big Fact Charlotte Mason Announcement here: ♥   :: 2…

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t was my older daughter who first drove me to the Church Fathers. At the ripe age of four, she began interrogating me about essentials of the faith. It felt a bit like torture. Charlotte Mason talks in Home Education about children…

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:: 1 :: What a week! I’ve been a busy little bee on Facebook Live. I have a whole collection of blog posts percolating, but I haven’t had time to sit and type them out. Facebook Live, on the other hand, is something I can do in a short period of time and…

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:: 1 :: We survived the Great Homeschool Convention in Ontario last week! (I say “we” because my husband came with me.) It was fantastic. I love seeing my people in my talks and at the booth, and I also love the chance to see the glorious variety in…

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:: 1 :: I’ve had a number of projects going on behind the scenes here. The biggest one is still under wraps for another week or two, but that doesn’t mean I can’t share the other exciting stuff that I’ve been wanting to talk about for months and months!…

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]o you ever feel like your knowledge is completely inadequate when it comes to facing the task of homeschooling your children? On the one hand, we can — and I’ve done this for a decade, so I know it’s true — stay just one step ahead. I…

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:: 1 :: It’s getting hot around here. It’s been a mild spring (for us), but now we’re in that two-week adjustment period where we all feel hot all the time. This will pass; it always does. The heat got me thinking about dehydration again — one of my…

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s that time again! For those of you who are new around here, let me briefly explain. Each summer, I compile two lists of recommended reading. The first one this year is the Mother Culture Reading List. This is totally a Charlotte…
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