Curriculum Development

Curriculum Development

It’s that time again, back to school. Or, in our case, still staying home. We homeschool moms have been checking in with each other.  “How’re you doing?” “What are you thinking?” “Are you ready?” There is a part of me in...
And So It Begins

And So It Begins

We’ve made it an entire month into the school year and I still don’t know what I’m doing.  I imagined when we started this crazy gig 10 years ago that at this point I’d have it down.  Homeschool would be a finely tuned machine. *snort!* *GASP!*...
Calculations

Calculations

You know what I worry about?  No, no, no, that list is far too long and complicated to even begin.  Let me clarify: you know what I worry about regarding homeschool socialization?  School can be a brutal place where one learns quick about conformity.  We all are well...

3.14

We are well loved by the people in our life. So much so that’s i fear the kids might take it for granted, that it’s a given to be so generously cared for. On Monday I realized that Wednesday was Pi day and mentioned it aloud absent mindedly. A few hours...

Kick-Off 2016

Our school kick-off was moved off the feast of St. Augustine due to a scheduling conflict.  Then it was postponed because of sickness.  The kids got mighty nervous that we would skip over it all together, the way we did with our anniversary. It’s fine....

‘Rithmetic

We’re experiencing a renaissance of sorts. Math is all the rage around here. Last night, Susan publicly chastised me for the lack of math instruction in our home.  “We were just saying how sad it is that you don’t love math.” Mmmm.  Saaaaad...