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Our First Day 2018

Our First Day 2018

This week we celebrated our first day of homeschool for 2018. We didn’t just start. We really, truly, celebrated. We celebrated because homeschooling is a joy and a privilege and we are so, so excited to be on this journey. Here are five things we did to make this year’s first day extra special. We did the same five things last year, which you can read about here. A Special Breakfast Every special day in our home begins with a…

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Capital Adventures – Visiting Canberra with Young Children

Capital Adventures – Visiting Canberra with Young Children

We began with a road trip that I nicely timed for the early morning so the boys would sleep through most of it. They didn’t. Oh well. We finished listening to Matilda read by Kate Winslet. I listened to a podcast. We stopped for the traditional McDonalds breakfast. We began listening to The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe which I had borrowed from the library. I missed the exit because I was so enthralled. One quick U-Turn later and…

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Five Ways to Celebrate Your First Day of Homeschool

Five Ways to Celebrate Your First Day of Homeschool

The big day arrived. Our first day of homeschool! We had already decided to make a big deal of it, to start with a bang. (See my post of why we started our homeschool with a bang here.) We approached the day with excitement. Our son was prepared. We had been talking about it. Counting down the days. Setting up our learning area. Gathering our resources. We made the day as special as we could to celebrate this milestone. We…

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