Ambitious plans and goals for our new school year!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintI am pretty sure that my children are eyeing me with suspicion right now. I am also fairly certain that they think I have completely lost my mind. Maybe I have, but in a good way! Summer is creeping by quickly, and that means, it is time for me to pull the curriculum out […]

The day CHILDREN rejoiced!

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWell, ladies and gentlemen, the day is finally here. SUMMER VACATION. It was like the sky opened up and an angelic choir started singing. All I could think about after they told me that we were good for the year was “thank goodness!” I was seriously about to the end of my rope! When it […]

Debunking the Myths – Part 3

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintMyth – My child won’t learn as well as he/she would in a traditional school. Reality – As a homeschooling parent, I have found that my children learn MORE when I engage them in things that they are interested in. When children are in a public school setting, its about the entire class, not the […]

Where is summer vacation hiding??

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWe have hit that time of the year, where parents and kids alike are ready for the end of the school year. Teachers are more than ready for summer vacation to arrive. This year, the great home school experiment has been… interesting. We have had great days and bad days, in between days and […]

Busting the Myths – Part 2

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintMyth – Because you were home schooled, you will never  be able to go to college or get a decent job. Reality – FALSE! I am walking proof of this one folks! It frustrates me because the myth is the complete opposite. I was home schooled from mid-6th grade through 12th grade. After that, […]

Why Yes, we take days off too…

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+YummlyLinkedinemailPrintWhile homeschooling there are times when you just really need a day off. I can get creative with them… teacher mental days, catch up on planning days, or just a “we didn’t feel like getting out of bed today, so we are going to lay here and watch movies all snuggled up.” I was recently […]