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July 9th, 2013, 09:51 PM
hiskid1324 hiskid1324 is offline
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When my daughter informed me that I wasn't her teacher because I was her mother, we talked about how many things she learned from Mummy (and Daddy) and how God's plan is that parents teach their children many things. We've talked about how wonderful it is that she has Mummy to stay home with her and how much fun we have at home because we don't have to go sit at school for 7 hours a day.

That said, I also don't think that she necessarily needs to be outright taught much at this age. Playing and investigating outside, reading lots of good books, perhaps learning to identify the letters of the alphabet and count to 20 is really all she *needs* and even that may be a stretch. Have you considered taking a Charlotte Mason approach (a free option is AmblesideOnline.org)? It is very gentle, and yet extremely rigorous. The more I dive into learning about it, the more I'm falling in love with it, and feeling my style of education changing.
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