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 […]
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 […]
I’m not sure if you have to be a curriculum junkie in order to be a homeschooler, but I do know that when you start teaching your children at home, you need resources. I have received nearly every home education-geared catalog out there. Oh I’m sure there are some I haven’t had, but I have had most at one time or other.
It’s THAT time of year again. You know what time it is. This is when we homeschool moms either breathe a deep sigh of relief, or swing into full-on panic mode because we put the books away a couple of months ago and…. What do you mean by “school starts in 4 weeks?!” Oh, but […]
It’s hard to believe that the first of our “Round 2 Kids” will be a 9th grader next year. A High Schooler. Yikes! And his brother is just a quick two years behind him. It happens so fast. They were just toddling around my house last week, pulling all the cushions off the couch and […]