When I first started homeschooling, I was excited to fill out my first lesson plan book. I bought it at the teacher’s supply store. It had a big apple on the front, and unlined blocks to write in. I used it faithfully every day, but it didn’t take too long before I began wishing it […]
It’s easy to think “I have 12 years of homeschooling to get them through to the end. I have all the time in the world.” Twelve years seems an eternity away. It IS an eternity away—until it isn’t anymore.
Here we are in May. It’s time to evaluate how your homeschool year went. Is it just me, or does it seem the school year flew right by? How did the year go? Now that you’re hopefully through the annual homeschool mom meltdown (it happens to me every year like clockwork), it is time to […]
I had the pleasure of chatting over coffee with Diane Rice, the Network Collection Coordinator for Operation Christmas Child Spokane Valley. I came ready with some questions for her, but she brought much more than I could even dream up! We volunteer yearly at the Collection Center and Diane heads everything up. Diane has been […]
Homeschoolers are perhaps the worst when it comes to stressing about educational gaps. Gaps are inevitable, because it simple isn’t possible to know EVERYTHING about everything. When it comes to the Autism Spectrum though, there are gaps everywhere. The strengths and the gaps of Autism can make me crazy. Far from his original diagnosis of […]