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Nelleke Plouffe
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Charlotte Mason homeschool blogger
Charlotte Mason homeschool blogger

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A Moment in Our Homeschool
11:45 AM, and SA(9) is reading about Phaeton in Bullfinch's Mythology. JJ(7) is writing a Thank You card for some Christmas gifts he received. He also folded the envelope. MM(5) and AJ(3) are playing on the floor with Megabloks. AJ is not yet dressed. This ...
A Moment in Our Homeschool
A Moment in Our Homeschool
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My Four Most-Shared Posts
These are the posts that I personally share the most often in response to questions people ask in Charlotte Mason Facebook groups that I'm a part of. I hope you enjoy them! Charlotte Mason and Preschool Priorities 1: The Outdoor Life for the Children This p...
My Four Most-Shared Posts
My Four Most-Shared Posts
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Reading Goals of 2017 and 2018
This year, I started out with big reading plans.  Here's how I did with them: 1. Learn from C.S. Lewis At the beginning of the year, I lined up all of our C.S. Lewis books in chronological order . At the time, I said "I'm pretty sure I will not get through ...
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Join Our "Starting the Day" Chat Tomorrow
I'm excited to announce a fun, free video chat hosted by Mystie Winckler of Simplified Organization along with 4 other moms, including me! We're going to talk about starting the day - tips, hacks, troubleshooting, and confessions. The chat will be happening...
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Great Canadian Adventures {Canadian Living Book Review}
At first glance, Great Canadian Adventures is not a living book. Published by Reader's Digest in 1976, it is a compilation of 48 stories from the history of Canada. The editors clearly state that "we have amended some of the original texts, by rearranging a...
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Using Children's Books for French Language Study
As a supplement to our French curriculum this term we have been reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar in French. I borrowed La Chenille Qui Fait Des Trous from the library, and we have been watching it on YouTube weekly so the children hear it read with a goo...
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Enthusiasm for Year 4
I love Ambleside Online Year 4  more than any year so far. I was learning a lot in Years 1-3, but Year 4 is a whole new ball game. We get to read Shakespeare now, and Plutarch! I am learning so much, never mind SA(9). I have to stop myself from starting to ...
Enthusiasm for Year 4
Enthusiasm for Year 4
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Morning Time Plans, Part 2
Our second part of morning time comes after we have all done our chores and played outside. I also hope to have had some preemptive one-on-one time with the preschoolers by the time we start. I aim to begin this at about 10:15 every morning. We will have te...
Morning Time Plans, Part 2
Morning Time Plans, Part 2
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Morning Time Plans, Part 1
Morning Time is the part of our homeschool day that we do together as a family. At our house, we divide it into two parts, both anchored to food: breakfast time and tea time. I started this when my oldest was four or five, and doing two shorter stretches ma...
Morning Time Plans, Part 1
Morning Time Plans, Part 1
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The Goal of Education is Relationship: My Theme for This School Year
Having just read School Education by Charlotte Mason, one of the things I have been thinking about most deeply is her principle " Education is the Science of Relations ." In the past 3-4 years as I have been following Charlotte Mason's philosophy and method...
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