What are some of the strangest reactions you have gotten when you tell someone that you homeschool? There are always the common “Oh, I could never do that.” or “You must be SO patient!”. So tell us, what did the person/people say, who were they (your parents, the grocery store cashier, neighbor, etc.)? Please share! […]
D1 and I have been pretty faithfully working on his phonogram cards. He just finished List A in The WISE Guide for Spelling. We spent about three weeks on List A, doing half (10 words) at a time and working at it until he had the words completely. I pulled out our Christian Liberty Phonics […]
I had an interesting conversation with my 6th grade dd J today. We were talking about what things are like for her at the Jr. High this year, as opposed to homeschooling. She loves school but she also misses homeschooling. I told her that I won’t PUSH, but that I wouldn’t be disappointed if she […]
Wanda Sanseri’s curriculum has been such a life saver. As I’ve been working through the phonograms with D1, and started him in Spelling List A, I am once again struck by how EASILY my children have all picked up reading. I’ve used this curriculum for 9 years, and it has never disappointed me. Not so much […]
D1 sure did great! He remembered all three sounds of /a/, even though I’ve only been through the phonogram cards with him a few times, and the last time was two months ago! Pretty awesome! I thought I’d have to start with Step 1 and just work our way through the phonograms for a few weeks, but that’s not the case at all. He knows nearly all of them!