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Book review: Nature Anatomy, by Julia Rothman

We love this book! Now that we are diving deeper into our walks in the woods, this book is just what we needed. It’s a nature journal, but it also has lots of info with the drawings. It shows the life cycles of mushrooms, layers of the earth, volcanoes, how rocks are made, fossils, types of landforms, teaches what lightning, thunder, rainbows are. Phases of the moon, movement of earth, water bodies, anatomy of birds, types of insects, leaf identification,...

Why is nature study so important?

Why is Nature study so important & emphasized so much by Rudolph Steiner ( Waldorf Education) & Charlotte Mason? I was born in the bronx, when I was 8 years old my family moved to “upstate NY” in Rockland County, our property backed up to state park land. I remember waking up & going out hiking and not coming back until dusk sometimes. I craved nature so much. The woods humored me with lizards under rocks, streams to discover, deer...

what style of homeschooling should you choose?

What style of homeschooling should you choose from? After making the big decision to homeschool, we needed to decide just how we were going to approach curriculum & teaching style. Were we going to make our own school? or use the aid of the independent charter schools? If we were going to use the help of the charter schools, which one would we choose? We decided on a charter school with a teacher we check in once a month to....

Why we homeschool

I have had a lot of people ask me why we decided to homeschool. Since the day I found out I was pregnant with my first, I was talking about homeschooling & also received harsh reaction when I would ask what others thought of homeschooling. Generally, I listen to my heart more than people’s opinions, I’m a bit of a rebel that way I suppose. I know that homeschooling is not for everyone, and for some households this just isn’t...

Hello world!

I am a Mama of two sweet homeschooling girls, Wife, Holistic health coach, Biodynamic farmer &Yogi. Many things happen on this sweet journey called life and I have come along way from where I’ve been. I’m starting this blog to share the things I learn along the way that might help you like they have helped me as well as inspire you all in your own lives. I plan on sharing recipes of all the healing & nourishing foods we...