Category Archives: Homeschool

Schedules and Routines

I believe I am on my 4th schedule in a year for homeschooling. I really like this new one and so do the girls, so I’m hoping it will work out for a few months and just need minor alterations … Continue reading

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Time to take it easy . . . or not

Emma is finishing up her last few pages of her 3rd grade math and English. English had a nice transition into the end of the book. Things gently tapered off with some fun projects. Math, however, threw me for a … Continue reading

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Pajama Day

Sometimes, you have to relax. Now, moms who are not super-type-A’s would probably have not had school this week after two weeks of non-stop running, and they would have eased back into things and had a much easier time, But, … Continue reading

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Capitol Building and Ramsey House Field Trip

Today, we went up to the Capitol Building for a homeschool field trip. It was immense, it was covered in precious stones (lots of imported marble, local granite, huge slabs, columns, and all the stairs). I really couldn’t believe how … Continue reading

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Sometimes you are happy your girl is still little

When Hannah was tiny, she would beep her belly button when she got nervous or worried about something or even just as a comfort while she drank her milk. I’ve noticed lately that while we are reading (which is no … Continue reading

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Amie’s new job

What are some things that have surprised me in my new role as teacher? 1-I’ve had to recover my cursive writing in order to inspire my cursive writer to use hers. 2-I also had to learn how to print D’Nealian … Continue reading

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School Vacation when Mom is sick

Oh, I had so many many plans for last week. Since we school year round, last week was a break week. We were going to kick it in high gear and get Christmas presents made every morning or afternoon, and … Continue reading

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Why would you want to do that? Our Homeschooling Journey-the Conclusion

Here’s a few things that I’ve found to be really great about homeschooling so far. More creativity-My Emma is busting out of her shell. Impromptu plays, singing around the house, more time for sewing/weaving/embroidery. Hannah has always had this, but … Continue reading

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Why would you want to do that? Our Homeschooling Journey-Part 3

You must understand that at this point, I was very sure that homeschooling was for other people. That there was no way that I wanted to homeschool. Don’t people know that homeschooling takes over your whole life? It’s a HUGE … Continue reading

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Why would you want to do that? Our homeschooling journey-Part 2

The logical conclusion to not wanting to use public schools was private school. I toured several preschool for Emma (our oldest) and finally decided to send her to one that was connected with a local private school. I assumed that … Continue reading

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