Category Archives: Homeschool

Sabbath Rest vs the To Do List

I’m prepping for school this fall. Never mind that Emma starts back to her co-op on Tuesday. Never mind that I started doing school anyway just because we needed to get some things done. This fall will be prepped for, … Continue reading

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The state of the homeschool address

How do you homeschool with a baby? You just do it. I know that sounds overly simplistic, but it’s the best explanation I can give. People talk about how to keep your house clean or get the dishes done or … Continue reading

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Our Current Curriculum

I get asked from time to time what we use for our homeschool curriculum, so here’s the details for those who are interested. We are still involved in Classical Conversations (which I’m going to refer to as CC from here … Continue reading

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Why do homeschool moms wear jean skirts

Homeschool moms, in general, dress a lot like other people anymore. They will sing the praises of yoga pants like every other mom ever. Despite our fashion improvements, it seems we still wear denim skirts more often than the general … Continue reading

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Signs that you might be a homeschool dad

I saw this post from Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers, and the title made me wonder. What if someone really was a homeschool dad and he didn’t know it? What if his wife had asked him while he was browsing on the … Continue reading

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Homeschool exercise

We live in the frozen north. From about November to March, going outside is pretty iffy. Yes, I know, you’re supposed to go outside every day. It’s really important for the kids. Last child in the woods, yada yada yada. … Continue reading

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School Day

6 am, Emma wakes up early because of time change. The bathroom door wakes up Micah and subsequently me. Bryan has been up for close to an hour doing app stuff or just messing around on the computer. I have … Continue reading

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A better man

I was reading Emma’s spelling dictation test to her today, and this was one of the quotes Be at war with your vices, At peace with your neighbors, And let every New Year find you a better man. Hannah was … Continue reading

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In which Hannah decides to become an arborist

Yesterday, we had a tree service come out because one of our trees in the back had lost a large branch, and we didn’t want it to fall on someone. While they were here, we had them trim up the … Continue reading

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The problem with homeschooling moms

How many times recently have I read the question on various blogs “How do you do it all?” Generally, the answer is, “I don’t.” But yet, we keep asking even after hearing the same answer repeated over and over again. … Continue reading

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