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For Mom Time,I've been reading, Rural Life in England by Washington Irving from my vintage, Pocket University, Vol. 3, Part II.
Irving describes the beauty of the country home as "books, paintings, music, horses, dogs, and sporting implements of all kinds" (p. 26). It gave me pause. I found myself asking, "What adds beauty to the home?" Thus, a new blog series begins.
When teaching art, you can bring this subject to life by reading living books on the lives of the great artists such as Leonardo da Vinci as pictured. Here is a list of Artist Biographies to Study. Simply choose an artist to read:
1 per month (9 yearly) or
1 per term (3-4 yearly)
and look at one Picture Study each week of that artist's works. This way you can get to know the artist and the art. Also, see how to easily fit art into a complete Enrichment Program here.
Total Home Makeover offers a simple system for a neat & tidy home. A great place to start is Homekeeping Calendar with our routines.
Total Home Makeover's simple system takes 1 hour daily and includes just 5 tasks per day (4 daily tasks + 1 special weekly task). What special task is done Mondays? It's easy - Monday Meal Plan! Let's take a closer look.
"Mom, don't you ever find a cozy little corner just to read?" said my daughter, looking up from her book. The baby was down for her nap and I was busy catching up with homekeeping. A cozy little corner. That's just what I need.
Since then, I started, what I call, Mom Time. I choose three books per term (12 weeks) to enjoy in my cozy little corner. Karen Andreola, in her book, Mother Curlture, encourages us ...
How much time a day do you spend on homekeeping? I'm not talking about the "ideal" floating around in our head, but real minutes. For me, on busy homeschool days (most are), I get in a good, solid hour.
The Homekeeping Hour is a simple solution for the busy mom. Let's take a look at what to do each morning using our Homekeeping Calendar with built-in routines.