A Handbook for Morning Time MOBI ¶ for Morning

A Handbook for Morning Time Cindy Rollins is an amazing thoughtful woman with years of homeschooling experience who is kind and generous to share her journey and wisdom with those of us still taking the journey This small book is filled with all of the treasures on how to get started and keeping going with Morning Time in your home education with your children and you too If you are like me and have read many of her blog posts listened to most of her podcasts and devoured Mere Motherhood then you will just love this book Thank you Cindy for helping me to make fill my boys with little bits of goodness each day This book is excellent as a practical guide to Morning Time Cindy Rollins inspired me to do Morning Time years before we officially started homeschooling through a talk she gave via the Circe Institute Now we are 5 years into our homeschool journey and I’m so grateful that we have done this Even my very ADHD student can sit for almost 45 minutes for our Morning Time we started with 15 minutes and have worked up This book gave me inspiration and practical tips Thanks Cindy Well organized in content short and easy to implement this little book makes me sad my youngest will be graduating in three years If like me one hasn't had a lot of time reading Cindy's blog then this book plots out Morning Time in structure and content with plenty of suggested reading selections and hymns to get one started This is a book I will keep and refer to often for the next three years This book seems short but it is not lacking in content Rollins lays out a concise organized plan for successful morning times in your home but reassures the readers that things will happen and you won't always get it done and that's okay She shares specific examples and writes in such a conversational tone that it almost feels like she is chatting with you over coffee mentoring you as a seasoned homeschoolerI couldn't put this book down I closed the book and immediately starting thinking about how to implement many of her suggestions and ideas I will return to this book again and again So practical Invaluable for thinking through planning and executing Morning Time in your homeschool This is a great handbook for giving you ideas on what to do for your own morning time in homeschool I wouldn't say it's a comprehensive all you'll ever need guide but it's certainly helpful to have specific examples of how an expert handled it I'll take someleave some of her ideas with my homeschooling but overall I recommend it and feel it was well worth the 10 I paid for it Great companion to Mere Motherhood I recommend this small book as a companion to Mere Motherhood read that one first Then if you want some practical advice on how to implement Morning Time in your home this book will give you tips and lists and examples from Cindy's own morning time This is not a comprehensive guide but rather a description of what the author did in her own home over the years As such it provides inspiration and wise advice from an experienced veteran homeschoolerI have one small piece of advice for mothers of young children reading this book Pay attention to the fact that Cindy's practice of morning time was a process of years It did not spring forth fully formed but grew organically from small beginnings She does mention this but it is easy to lose sight of in the overwhelming volume of what is included in her examples There is nothing wrong with starting with Scripture reading a hymn and a prayer at breakfast with your preschoolers then adding some memory work half a year later and poetry half a year after that It will give you a base of habit that you can build on for years to come I find all of Cindy's writing and speaking practical but this book was particularly so in a way that ensures I'll have it by my side as I'm planning my morning times for each term I'm grateful for her specific book recommendations candid admissions of imperfection and freuent encouragement to carry on for the long haul My copy of this book is much underlined and dog eared I won't be loaning it out get your own ; This compact handbook will provide insights tips lists and to make your Morning Time as successful as possible INCLUDED IN THIS HANDBOOK• A Definition of Morning Time• Specific Tips for Planning Your Morning Time• Advice on Including Shakespeare and Plutarch• Lists of Great Books Poems Hymns and More• Suggestions on How to Read Memorize Scripture and Poetry Together• And More

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