Family · Homeschooling

Drill Time

When we first began homeschooling I discovered that if I put information on a flash card of sorts, the kids memorized the information better. This was true for math facts, obviously, but also for vocabulary work, some history and science information, and most recently, forms of the verb “be” along with the helping verb list.… Continue reading Drill Time

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Happy Homeschooling

It’s that time of year when homeschooling starts limping it’s way towards the end of the year. This is not good because we have a long year ahead of us due to our relocation. (We will be schooling through July at this rate…don’t tell my kiddos 🙂 ). I am trying to add a little… Continue reading Happy Homeschooling

Akron Adventure · Homeschooling · Household Management!

Your 2 Cents: Keeping Homeschool Alive

While I know that through our move to Akron my children are learning valuable, even once-in-a-lifetime lessons that couldn’t possibly come contained in a textbook or curriculum, I do want to keep the academic home school alive even if we have to hurdle fourteen boxes to get to our books (can that count as gym?).… Continue reading Your 2 Cents: Keeping Homeschool Alive

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Free to a Good Home

A friend of mine gave me her old Calvert School Pre-kindergarten program. We have no need of it, so I wanted to offer it for FREE  to any local gals who are interested. If you’re not local and you’re interested, I’d be happy to send it to you if you’ll pay the shipping 🙂 . It… Continue reading Free to a Good Home

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Homeschooling Math Question

We just finished our third year of homeschool. Woo Hoo! I, like Kristie, am starting my planning for next school year this week. I have a question for anyone who can answer me. I am switching to Saxon Math for the first time. I bought Saxon 6/5 at a fair a few weeks ago (dirt cheap 🙂… Continue reading Homeschooling Math Question

Family · Homeschooling · motherhood

Success, Failure, and the Cross

I am finishing my first year of homeschooling this month. I can hardly believe how quickly it has gone by! For my own benefit I wanted to articulate one of the biggest things God showed me through the adventure of homeschooling. From the beginning I knew this was going to be difficult. God has been… Continue reading Success, Failure, and the Cross