I’m holding off on writing a “What didn’t work in 2016” post because I’m already feeling gloomy, I’m still digging out of flu chores, and I keep remembering things I could have added to the what did work post, which Continue reading Getting Organized for January
I wish I’d signed M and K up for camp, so I could write these homeschool plans without worrying that I’m neglecting the kids while I do it. (K watched a movie and played Minecraft this morning- not exactly the Continue reading Send them all to camp?
Ben had declared that the only speech he wanted at his graduation was grace for the food. But a diploma was important to Dan, so we ordered one. Despite having played in the band for the last 5 graduations at Continue reading Graduation Photos and the lists I used for college applications
All 5 college applications are in. We should start hearing back from them in 3-5 weeks. Even though all the colleges Ben was applying to said they’d take the Common App’s Homeschool supplement, it was not after all a waste Continue reading What do I want to remember for the next kid’s college applications?
I re-wrote my massive annual paperwork list in different colors with action statements beginning with verbs instead of the interlocking issues I was afraid I’d forget. Teasing out the interlocking-ness took some time, and there are now crossed off lines Continue reading They also serve who only fill out papers
When both Annie and Elisabeth posted inspiring What Worked in 2014 posts, I wanted to write one too. And I just barely managed to do it before February! No, the photos don’t match anything. But hey, I got photos up, Continue reading What worked in 2014
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 Invisible Victories
There are a ton of get organized posts over at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers Blog. As usual, some of them are funny. According to my Tomboy Notes on my desktop, I’ve finished my major annual planning; the curriculum is chosen, the Continue reading An awful lot of get organized posts
Instructional Scope and Sequence for Benjamin, 11th Grade: Bible Ben will read portions of both the Old and New Testaments. Grammar Ben will finish reading Enough about Grammar by Joe Floren, and work through Analytical Grammar by Robin Finley. History Continue reading Ben’s ed plan, 2014
Instructional Scope and Sequence for K, 1st Grade: Bible K will continue to listen to daily reading from her Bible Story Book. Art K will work through the exercises in I Can Do All Things: A Beginning book of Drawing and Continue reading K’s Ed plan 2014
Instructional Scope and Sequence for M, 6th grade: Bible Matthew will read portions of the Old and New Testament Art Feed My Sheep by Barry Stebbing Geography We will fill in blank maps, and other exercises as they come up Continue reading M’s Ed plan for 2014-15
So that’s how to get M and K outside. Ben announced that all the strawberries from his garden were M and K’s to snack on today. K earnestly sought her shoes and did not tell me how much more interesting Continue reading So that’s how to get M and K outside