Literature and Writing

Finding the Gospel in Fairy Tales (an interview with Angelina Stanford)

Have you ever wondered if (or why) we should read fairy tales? Stick around for this scintillating conversation with Angelina Stanford and you might be amazed to find the Gospel hidden and interwoven throughout the fairy tale genre! You just may find yourself adding more fairy tales to your homeschool plan this year… Be sure …

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Christine Zell Homeschool interview

Stress-Free Homeschooling and Rabbit Trails Through Literature (an interview with Christine Zell)

Don’t miss this conversation with Christine Zell, fellow homeschool mom and picture book aficionado! We discussed the joys of choosing what works best for our family and children, tips for stress-free homeschooling, and strategies for pursuing delightful rabbit trails from the books we read. Christine’s joy and enthusiasm is contagious! Be sure to check out …

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Missy Andrews Center for Lit My Divine Comedy interview

Identity, Grace, and a Literary Life (video interview with Missy Andrews from Center for Lit)

I’ve often wished I could have Missy Andrews from Center for Lit over for coffee and a chat in my living room. The realities of geography, alas, preclude that. But this conversation is the next best thing. If you’ve struggled with your identity as a homeschool mom, if you’ve wondered how to incorporate literary analysis …

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homeschool worth mythology

World Mythology in Your Homeschool: Why Should We Study Myths and What are the Best Mythology Books to Read?

WHY should we study world mythology in our homeschool? WHAT are the best books to read about myths from around the world? Check out this round-up of the best mythology books for studying not only the more well-known Greek myths but also mythological tales from around the world. You’ll find mythology book suggestions for kids, …

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Outsourcing Homeschool Writing

Outsourcing Homeschool Writing: IF and WHEN to hire a writing tutor or join a writing class

When is it time to consider outsourcing homeschool writing instruction? How do you know whether or not to hire a tutor or join a writing class, and how do you pick the right writing teacher? And is there ever a time when it’s just not worth it to outsource homeschool writing? I love words. Big …

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Haiku Homeschool Children

Can You Haiku? Learn and explore the poetry of haiku with children of all ages!

Haiku, a traditional Japanese poetry form, makes a worthwhile addition to your homeschool plans with children of all ages. It flows seamlessly into your literature, writing, history, or nature study plans. It’s also a delightful activity to add to your studies of Japanese history and culture. Have a reluctant writer? Haiku’s inherent brevity is one …

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