Homeschool Week in Review–The Two That Lost a Student

I feel myself going into a autopilot slow motion lately when it comes to schooling.  I’m not sure if the gorgeous weather (except today…today was a scorcher!) is calling my name or if I just sense school work slowing down all around me, but I’ve been finding that I’m much more open to putting the […]

Homeschool Week in Review–The One with the Gardens

Oh, what a busy week we had last week! We dove right into our first week using the Gardens Unit Study from Amanda Bennett.  I purchased it on sale the week before last and it is certainly timely since we are making all the preparations to get our own garden ready and planted! The kids […]

The Mayflower Went A’Sailin’

This week we are doing a sort of mini unit study on Thanksgiving in lieu of our regularly scheduled programming, and today was a fun kickoff to our lessons. We started by reading a couple of great books from our library to introduce the topic. Why We Have Thanksgiving by Margaret Hillert is a beginning […]

Homeschool Week in Review–Week 1

We did it! We completed our first week of the new school year!  We spent a few weeks preparing and counting down.  I was trying to get the house completely in order before the day arrived as well, but I only got about two thirds of the way done.  What can you do?  It’s hard […]