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    What is Intentional Homeschooling?

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the name of this site, Intentional Homeschooling, I still really like the name but as we get further into our homeschool journey I’ve been realizing how much homeschooling is a lifestyle for us and not something we “do”. If you are on the newsletter list you will have gotten an email yesterday announcing that I will now be sharing our homeschool journey, aka, our family life journey, over on a new site, AnIntentionalLife.me. This site is still going to stay here and in the near future I will be opening it up for contributions from other homeschool families, so we can be inspired by…

  • An Intentional Summer - join me for weekly challenges to bring some intention into your summer!
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    Bring Some Intention Into Your Summer

    When I chose the name Intentional Homeschooling for this blog I did so for a reason. I truly wanted to be intentional with my homeschool days. That's not to say that I wanted to follow a rigid schedule, but rather that I wanted to see the teaching moments as they rose naturally. While we are still doing some homeschool this summer it is a lighter load than the actual school year and it just hit me how I wanted to be intentional with my summer. I want this summer to be a time of refresh. I want to live in the moment. I want to start our next homeschool year feeling…

  • Top Ten Posts on Intentional Homeschooling from 2016
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    Ten Most Popular Posts From 2016

    This blog only started up seven months ago but I thought it would still be fun to share the most popular posts from the seven months of 2016. It doesn’t come as much of a surprise to me that this list is heavy on the book lists, eight out of ten of the most popular posts were book lists. We enjoy reading the books that make it onto the list and hopefully you all do too! On to the most popular posts of 2016 . . . 10. Classic Novels for Grades 5 & 6 A number of our lists of classics were in the top ten posts of the…

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    2016 Reader Survey – Enter to Win One of Our Favorite Picture Books!

    As 2016 starts to wind down I wanted to take the opportunity to hear from you! I’ve created a very short reader survey (it’s nine questions and most of them are multiple choice) that I would love for you to fill out. To show my appreciation for you taking a minute out of your day to fill out the survey I will do a random draw for one of you to win one of our favorite picture books! What are you waiting for? Start filling it out! 🙂 The last day to fill out the survey is Wednesday, December 14th. The picture book winner will be announced on December 16th.…