I had always wanted to homeschool even before we had our first child. I wrote about our homeschooling journey here. Maybe your oldest child is nearing school age and you are wondering (possibly panicking!) as to what to do to give them the best education possible. Maybe homeschooling has crossed your mind but seemed to … Continue reading So, You’re Thinking About Homeschooling
I have been enjoying No Screen Month and although we haven't been totally strict with it, we have still been reaping some great benefits. Here are some pics highlighting how our month has gone so far. We've done lots more puzzles. So good for your brain! Kidron and Melody made a road trip to see … Continue reading Halfway Through No Screen Month
Hi Friends! It's Friday and that means we have almost finished our first full week of school! What a week it has been! Just thought I'd share some highlights with you through (mostly) pictures. Dad hugged all the school kids good-bye. We watched the eclipse on Monday! My five-year-old has been wanting me … Continue reading Highlights of our First Week of School and Some Exciting News!
Hello! We are getting all geared up to start school on Monday! I thought it might be helpful to write a post about how to make the first day special and help ease any anxiety that might try to crop up. At our house this year we will have one college student, three public schooled … Continue reading First Day of School Ideas (and a FREE download for homeschoolers!)
Like many other moms out there, I've been getting things ready for school starting. So many things to think about... There's school clothes to get, supplies to buy, schedules to pick up, summer habits to break, new routines to get ready for, haircuts to get, doctor appointments to go to, etc! Then, for homeschooling, there's … Continue reading Sandpaper
It's coming fast--the end of July! So, I've been thinking about and planning what we will be doing for our homeschool this year. I'm very excited because we are going to be doing one of my all-time-favorite unit studies this year! We might do some lapbooks, also, (another favorite learning method of mine!) Maybe you've … Continue reading Have you Heard of Unit Studies and Lapbooks?
I mentioned in my post, Meet the Fam!, that some of my kids are currently being homeschooled, some just had their first year of public school, and some have been in public school for a while or finished! Things have changed a lot over the years as far as educating our children. I'll be the first … Continue reading Our Homeschooling Journey