Short answer: Dan. You knew I was going to write that, right? About 3 years ago, we’d settled the basic co-op procedures, and I didn’t know it, but I wanted a new research project. The push came when my friend Continue reading How do I run a micro business…and Homeschool
When I get asked this question, the tone usually implies that I have lost my mind. Maybe I have. Of my serial obsessions, leading Eagle’s Wings Co-op stands out as a real adventure. As usual, whenever I mention what else Continue reading How do I lead a Homeschool Group… And Homeschool
I guess the short answer is I’m married to Dan. So this description isn’t going to have a whole lot of generalized application – or fit you are a single parent, or if you are the dad and the primary Continue reading How do I Volunteer at Church…And Homeschool
I’m addicted to checking my site stats. Someone read last year’s post about homeschooling expenses, and I realized it’s been a year since I put that one up, so it’s time for a new one! This year we paid off Continue reading How Much Money Did we Spend This year on Homeschooling?
My family finished up last year’s homeschool two weeks ago. Saturday was the Family Fun Fair at church, and a week ago yesterday the kids and I started organising the house. I have all my homeschool paper work filed with Continue reading Carnival of Homeschooling, the Tell Me Summer isn’t Almost Over Edition
Yesterday I knitted a holly leaf that I liked, an actually holly leaf has been sitting on my craft desk since Christmas – mocking me. Pleased, I went on my way with regular duties. That evening I sat down to Continue reading Document!
This is sort of like asking how much does a computer cost? Do you want to support a moon landing? Play super 3-d video games in real time with incredible graphics? Write e-mails once in a while? I was playing Continue reading How much Money do you have to spend on educational stuff…And Homeschool?
When B was my only student, he had a pocket chart on the wall. When we added M to the official list (not just the play doh, math manipulatives, listen to music, go on walks with us, get read to Continue reading How do I keep track of lessons…and Homeschool?
It’s not JUST repeating myself, “Do your chores, sit up straight, pick up your pencil, sit up straight, Don’t throw your pencil at me, sit up straight…go run around the house a few times…” I read aloud every day, for Continue reading How do I Homeschool and Not Lose My Voice?
This is one of those questions I don’t get asked, but should. It used to be a lot harder, and the bathroom door couldn’t close. In fact, I usually would bathe after they were all in bed. But now I’ve Continue reading How Do I Homeschool and…Take a Shower?
When my friend posed this question on Facebook, I thought at first, whatever do you mean? The kids never go away, how can I spend more time with them? Then her meaning sank in, you can be physically with someone, Continue reading How do I spend time with the Children (and homeschool?)
A related question that occured to me more often was – how do I supervise the neighborhood kids playing in my courtyard while making dinner? (I think their mothers sent them all to me so they could make dinner). This Continue reading How do I cook, and homeschool?