Category Archives: Homeschool

All by myself

Apparently, Emma sometimes dreams that we send her back to school (instead of homeschool). This feels weird to her. However, to Hannah, this would be a horrible travesty of epic proportions. If Emma went back to school without her, Hannah … Continue reading

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Notebooking in our Homeschool

So, for a little while, my kids really hated science which was bizarre and sad since I love science. We were using a notebooking system that came with the curriculum, and they just never liked the activities except the crossword … Continue reading

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Our Current Homeschool Curriculum

For the curious, here is what we use with our girls. When we started, we moved out of a private Classical Christian school and were generally pleased with the state of the academics there, so we continued to use several … Continue reading

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When religious education goes slightly wrong

My mom’s been here the past week, so I haven’t gotten a lot of writing done, but we’ve enjoyed the home school convention, some shopping, some sewing, and the girls have done a lot of playing on their week off … Continue reading

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Musings- Encouraging

Ephesians 4:29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. I’ve been thinking about this verse a … Continue reading

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A Dilemna/Dilemma 2 Posts in 1

The Original Post: Allergies are HERE! Run for your life! Except you can’t because they are outside and when someone goes outside they bring them in. The weather here has been gorgeous, beautiful, and perfect, begging us really to go … Continue reading

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Appropriate for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

I was reading on Pioneer Woman that March 2 was Dr. Seuss’s birthday, so I decided that our read aloud would be Dr. Seuss books since I love them so much. I briefly considered making some green eggs and ham, … Continue reading

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Determination and Tantrums

Sometimes school or other things are just hard. On Monday, Emma had a Latin Unit test. It had over 100 different items that I graded. It was long and hard, and Emma did not know every single answer. This bothered … Continue reading

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Interesting Conversations-Updated

Did you know that numbers have genders? Hannah turned to me today and said “Did you know that 7 is a girl?” Ummm….no, I was pretty sure that numbers were neuter (for those of you not studying Latin nouns, that … Continue reading

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What I like today

Hannah humming “Come Thou Fount” Organizing and rearranging the school room (it was only a minor furniture switch out, so don’t be alarmed, Bryan) Having (making) time for a history activity

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