Curriculum. I think about new curriculum frequently, mostly because the grass always looks greener to me on the other side. That is, until I look really close and find that there’s always something I’m going to wish was just a *tad* bit different. I have found that no curriculum in and of itself is perfect, and it’s really just about finding what can easily be adapted to meet my children’s needs.Read More »
Homeschooling goals, ideas, venting, encouragement.. everything we want, need, deal with.. posted here in front of your very eyes.
Today was our first day “back,” and what did we accomplish? Well, I had an appointment this morning, but the girls were showered and had finished their devotions before I returned. We completed today’s spelling lists and handwriting. Then we turned on the Wii for some Zumba Kids and Wii Sports. PE done. I’m calling it a day. I have one load of laundry almost done, and last month’s billing finished for my Virtual Assistant work.Read More »
second day of school (2013-2014)
I’m tired and grouchy and I need a time-out. There. I said it.
This morning started off with the youngest telling Daddy she thought Saturday was too far away. He agreed. I agreed. And that small statement seemed to set the tone for the day. I felt bad for my girls. They got to deal with me all day. Read More »
first day of school (2013-2014)
Setting goals and getting started.. and the day ended with giggles and smiles! Success! I will post a “second day of school” picture tomorrow. Why? Because I’m lame, and forgot to take a picture today. That’s being real, people. And you know what? I don’t really feel that bad about it, because every other part of this day was so good!
So what did we do for our first day?Read More »
homeschooling goals 2013-2014
It just occurred to me this last week that “plenty of time to plan during summer break” hasn’t happened yet. We also haven’t yet set a date to “go back to school.” Where are the quiet days with plenty of time on my hands to spend devoted to planning out the next year of academics? Sometimes I think this summer has been busier than the past school year. I am yearning for the days that have some semblance of a schedule.Read More »