I’ve talked about our homeschooling here on the blog before, shared curriculum we have used, and keep you all up to date with our yearly selections. But, I’ve never shared why we homeschool. Let's remedy that, shall we? A lot of times I’m asked this question with a judgmental tone or judgmental … [Read more...] about Why We Homeschool
Sentence diagramming was one of my favorite things to do as a kid. That sounds geeky, but I think the reason I liked it is because it helped me better understand the purpose of each element of the sentence. I also LOVE teaching sentence diagramming to my kids. I think it’s a one of those “lost arts” … [Read more...] about Sentence Diagramming for Homeschool
When high school rolls around homeschool parents may find themselves wanting to sub out various courses like math, science, or even art and music. The reasons could be various ones from life changes to having personal struggles in a subject and you just want to be sure your teen grasps concepts as … [Read more...] about Subbing out Homeschool High School Courses You Can’t Teach Part 1: Math
This year I have a 2nd grader, a 9th grader, and my 4-year-old who we aren't really doing anything formal with. I want to focus more on play with him and we will weave in some learning in a formal sense, but not in a full on curriculum super structured sense. To see a general overview of what we are … [Read more...] about Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices: 2016-2017
I’ve been a huge fan of audiobooks for the past few years. I discovered the love of them when we made a cross-country trip. Ever since, I am always searching for new audiobooks to download and listen to while I’m doing miscellaneous things. It never occurred to me though that audio dramas (yes, this … [Read more...] about Why You Need Audio Dramas In Your Family Life
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