While we don’t have to be on the curb at the crack of dawn or make sure our children have their lunch money, we do need to plan out our year of homeschooling. Just where do we start? When do we start?! How many school days am I required to complete? Should I stick to… Continue reading Planning the Homeschool Year — A Homeschool Mom
Did you know that I’ve worked at three different libraries in my life? My first real job in high school was as a page in the Children’s area of the Birchard Public Library in Fremont, Ohio. When I went off to college, I worked the circulation desk at the Shafer Library on the University of… Continue reading New Series Starts Today
Homeschool days can be l-o-n-g sometimes. I will confess to using electronics in our school a LOT … for learning and for entertainment, both. But we also use markers, colored pencils, notebooks, stickers, charts, calendars and planners, my laminator, pencil sharpeners, craft supplies, and BOOKS! If you’re budget conscious like me, then you only buy… Continue reading Deals on Homeschool Supplies
It’s GIVEAWAY TIME! May is such a feminine month! Not only does spring make itself known with flowers and sunshine, but we get to celebrate Mother’s Day! I think it’s high time I do a giveaway with this beautiful, feminine coloring therapy planner that I’ve been holding onto. On Sunday, May 15th, at 9:00 pm… Continue reading Coloring Therapy Planner GIVEAWAY!
Many parents panic when they begin to consider homeschooling. I hope this gives you the courage to take the first step and just see where it goes from there! Source: TopMastersInEducation.com Does this give you more confidence in your choice to homeschool? If you’ve already been homeschooling for any length of time, does this confirm… Continue reading Thinking About Homeschooling?
Is it just me? Seriously, my youngest is now 13, and I only have one other at home still, and she’s 15. We don’t have “naptime” anymore, but because they’re teens, they still squirrel themselves away to their own rooms. Since I’m supposed to be the example, I try not to stuff my face in… Continue reading Busted at Naptime
Convergence Excess. That was the diagnosis we finally received concerning my two youngest children’s eyesight. Unfortunately, it took until they were 13 and 14-and-a-half until we finally discovered this was the issue. Convergence Excess basically means their vision crosses, causing them to see double, get tired quickly when reading, get headaches if forced to read… Continue reading Classic Literature Catch-Up