Alas! I do still have one child homeschooling this year. Zoey has proclaimed that she never wants to go to regular school and I am happy to oblige her. 🙂 I have been making plans and schedules for her, and ordering supplies and hitting used curriculum sales. I was finally able to get my hands … Continue reading Fourth Grade History Plans
Homechooling is a blessing, but it can also be a tremendous challenge, am I right? Meeting the needs of our children as mothers AND teachers is a tall order. We have very little time for ourselves, we have to put up with the whining/crying/moaning of kids who are just being kids, and because they are … Continue reading Developing a Content Heart
I have grand ambitions that my children will do a lot of journaling this year. I literally have it planned into our weekly schedule on several days. It's part of my efforts to make some of our topics become more "living" and a way to help cement the information we cover into their brains. They … Continue reading Journals, journals, journals!
Home education has been an unimaginable blessing to my family. I love everything about it! It has truly changed my life and given me a community of wonderful, caring, like-minded people (in real life and online) to journey with. But if I had to count my blessings literally, I would say that the following things … Continue reading The 10 Gifts of Home Education
Here is the "real deal" about Charlotte Mason: it's not a "curriculum." Not even a little bit. So many times as homeschooling parents we get caught up in the idea of curriculum. We rush around asking each other the infamous question, "What are you using for_________?" As if finding the right program for spelling or … Continue reading Using Charlotte Mason – The “Real Deal”
Finally! A real blog! I am still working on wrapping up my summer fun series. My life has been hectic and crazy the past few weeks to say the least. I am hoping to post a CM Monday blog next week. Woo hoo! For those of you in Ancient Greece (or will be sometimes soon), … Continue reading Ancient Greece Resources