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A Mother's Morning Basket | Wildflowers and Marbles
If you've read here for any amount of time you know that almost 12 years ago, homeschooling my young but growing children, I sought to provide a common point in our day with what I coined, the Morning Basket - a simple collection of worthy books that lived in...a basket...and we read from each...morning. Thus, the Morning Basket came to be. (You can read all about it here.) When I first considered the Morning Basket, it was to be a common, shared time for reading good and worthy books, encountering beautiful ideas and art, and fostering truth, goodness, and beauty. For 12 years now, the Morning Basket has been a fixture - books change, children have come and gone and graduated, but still, we meet - the children and I - every morning. I still read books and poetry, and we still enjoy beautiful art and music. It's still the common anchor point in our day that I hoped it would be all those years ago. And it has been a blessing. So I took a page out of my own book and created my own