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To Do: 2015 Homeschool Prep

To Do: 2015 Homeschool Prep

The new school year is rushing up on me. I am so not ready. Can it really be August already? I have most of our curriculum, but I feel like my “plan” isn’t worked out yet. I’m not even completely sure when we are going to start! Plan? Um. Hmm. About that… I’m taking a […]

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Autism and Teaching with Video Curriculum

Autism and Teach with Video Curriculum

Over the years I have probably tried every method, at least twice. Sometimes, what didn’t work before did the second time around. Other times, my desire to use a certain method or curriculum was circumvented by my kids’ learning styles. Working with a child on the Autism Spectrum really forces me to scrutinize curriculum prior […]

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How We Started Homeschooling

How We Started Homeschooling

Homeschooling wasn’t even on my radar when I became a mother. Soon after becoming a mom I divorced. Two years after that I remarried and inherited 2 stepkids, and then I was just trying to keep my head above water with two toddlers who were 6 months apart, and a precocious 5 year old. I […]

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Uncharted Territory: High School Curriculum

Uncharted Territory: High School Curriculum

Every year we make the decision to homeschool for one more school year. It’s a year by year choice. Just as no two kids are alike, no two school years are alike either. This year I find myself in nearly uncharted territory. My big kids all went to high school. Last year was my first […]