My Friend Annie has started a linkup of Invisible Victories posts. Talk about encouraging – what has been working lately? The shy happy things? I don’t have photos to go with the victories, so I’m just putting in photos that Continue reading
I saw a Christianity Today article responding to a Slate article about the drudgery of dinner. And yeah, as a lady who has to cook from scratch because of celiac there are times I crave a good short cut; not Continue reading
At Dewey’s Treehouse. Some thoughtful posts by regulars, and new posters.
Some weeks my co-op kids have been bored – all 12 of them. One week the oldest children asked to be transferred to the economics class. But I have their attention now… My co-op Mathematics Topics class ranges from kindergarten Continue reading
Dan in on working vacation, and we are on a two week only do outsourced homeschool break. Which means Ben is still really, really busy, because his only independent studies are Trig and Physics. First we moved K, and her Continue reading
I realized that K’s chin is sore because her teeth are coming in, and, just like when she was a baby, I should put Vasoline on her chin at bedtime. Much better. Two weeks ago we bought a thermas for Continue reading
Monday night Dan took the ice cream gift card and K out for an expedition. The boys finished dish washing early, and I asked them how they’d like to spend the evening. Ben said he’d like to go for a Continue reading
Some years I’ve started the homeschool year gently by doing one class a day beginning in late August but this year I had no plans to do so. I did put so many math picture books on reserve at the Continue reading
I guess everyone has a story about how they started homeschooling, and how they make decisions about continuing or changing how they see to their children’s education. I finally got around to writing about our beginning over at Homeschooling Consultation.
You’ve all heard me grousing about homeschool summer paperwork/prep. I get ridiculously stressed about it, then almost addicted to feeling important as I look at my long lists that take July to finish. It’s August now, the books are chosen, Continue reading