Category: homeschooling

homeschooling: what we used for kindergarten

Oh, the head spinning effects of attempting to pick out curriculum for my first year of homeschooling! There were so many details to consider. I read countless reviews of books and products, had (what seemed like) a million conversations with other homeschooling mamas, and felt rather overwhelmed at the plethora of options available. When it finally …

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Summer Days

During our last week of school, I vividly remember this laughable conversation I had with Jonathan: Me: “I’m really not looking forward to taking a break from school.” Jonathan: “Why not?” Me: “It’s just been so great to have a steady routine and I’ve loved the time teaching Anna Grace! What am I going to do with …

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homeschooling: one day at a time

Today – August 10, 2015 – marks the beginning of a brand new stage in my life. Today begins my homeschooling journey. It may end tomorrow. Just sayin’. Some may call that pessimistic. I call it realistic. You know why? Because  a funny thing happens when I think about homeschooling my kids for their entire school lives. …

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