As of this writing we will begin our 12th homeschool year in 3 weeks. Oh my, the summer is flying fast! But I’m excited about the future and more than any other summer, I have spent most of this time ruminating, cogitating and planning the coming school year. My thoughts on being an “underwhelmed mom” […]
I said to my husband the other night ‘I’m always looking for that perfect formula of beauty and function” (whether it’s the daily schedule or how to arrange the furniture in a room.) He reminded me, “For the schedule, you will never find it, because life is always changing.” Oh. Right. Remembering that IS key, […]
This devotional (for homeschoolers) that I read this morning was very encouraging when thinking about starting a new school year in the next few weeks. I have highlighted in RED what we must sow, and I highlighted in BLUE what we will reap, if we sow these things.
I can not believe my oldest is ready for Algebra. This is Saxon Algebra 1/2. The class before highschool Algebra 1. We love Saxon for Emma. Here is a link to a post I did that goes a little more in depth on Saxon Math and why we like it.
Ohhh, school is not going so well today. Let’s just make cookies instead. I’m really not sure what kind of homeschooling Mom I would call myself. Definitely not structured. Maybe a little eclectic. Maybe a little classical. Maybe a little Charlotte Mason. Maybe a little unschooling. But then it also depends on the child. I […]
Emma, 11, at her desk which shares a room with the baby changing table near the laundry room. Well, my, my. This is quite the subject. I’m just going to talk about a few things I say to people who tell me they have been thinking about homeschooling, but really don’t see how they could […]