We school year-round (sort of) to take the pressure off of getting it all done. I work part-time and we really only school four days a week during the school year. So, it's easier to spread out the learning over the course of a year. But I don't do a full schedule or heavy schoolwork [...]
I had a great friend over yesterday and we talked homeschooling and raising kids for hours while our kids played. We discussed the expectations of attention, curriculum, the long-term look at where our fourth graders might be in a few years. It's also the first week of school here in our area. I've seen more [...]
Each year, Simple Homeschool (my favorite homeschooling blog) gives readers a chance to share a "day in the life of their homeschool." This is my post for that linkup. Since this is a linkup post, I thought it might be good to introduce our crew - Big Girl (8 and in 3rd grade), Man Cub [...]
I'm going to share a quick, quick post. Books are saving this mama's sanity lately. My little Man Cub has been HARD to HANDLE lately. Full on fussy, fighting everything and I'm over here trying to figure out whether I should cry or just hold him forever. But books. Oh, thank the Lord for books. [...]
Are you looking for a way to teach empathy and cooperation that's fun and engaging? I like these three books to spark conversations on empathy and cooperation.