Most years, I divided up the chapters into hypothetical weeks, and aimed at so many lessons a week in each subject. We started a few subjects a day in mid August (because they were bored and all those pretty new Continue reading First Day of School with a Schedule
Before I even got married and had kids, I had set an educational goal for my future children. It happened this way: DH was then my boyfriend, referred to as Mr Wonderful by my Dad. Mr Wonderful and I were Continue reading Picking Blueberries with K
Showing grandma how she brushes her teeth while looking at the ceiling fan, Climbing into the spinny chair in hopes that M or B will spin her (either that or trying to see what is so engrossing about the computer Continue reading What has K been up to?
I’ve never written one of the day in the life of our homeschool articles, but I plan to, just not in time to link to the roundup this week. I’m going to borrow B’s MP3 player, and record my observations Continue reading Day in the Homeschool
I did take a shower, B and I had a long, good discussion. We uprooted the tomato with blight, picked healthy tomatoes and green beans, B observed that the Native Americans must have weeded their three sister’s patches much more Continue reading The Rest of the Morning
Nothing major, just the day to organize: I really want to sit here, organize photos for the boy’s portfolios of last year, print out a photo collage, and tidy up my directories, then work on my pretty new orange and Continue reading What to do, what to do…
My kids seem to be surprised that I still can’t move fast, walk far, and frequently ask them to hand me things. M of course, still asks me for stuff he can’t reach,but seems hurt when I remind him to Continue reading The Glamour Wore off
Not only do you get to see how homeschooling families "juggle" their responsibilities, but you get to see pictures of Cristina actually juggling – with knives! Carnival of Homeschooling
My Freshman Year in High School, my English teacher, Mr Patnode illustrated the logical fallacies that he didn’t want to see in our essays, by reading us Max Schulman’s short story, "Love is a Fallacy." B will be starting Logical Continue reading Mr Patnode’s Introduction to Logical Fallacies
My blog has not been updated very much lately for the same reason I imagine that there have not been many updates to read on my bloglines reader: either finishing up paper work for the school transition (in my case) Continue reading Planning the School Year
Child walking by on the sidewalk to her mother, "There is a bufferfy on the purple flow’r." My budlea is roughly the size of Mr Snuffleupagus. K, "Momma tickle?"
My Landlord does not have to let grow flowers here, or let my little boys dig up the shady corner of the side yard where no grass will grow, and leave their grubby toys everywhere. So when the lawnsman he Continue reading Tenant Garden Angst