Being a homeschool mom, you will go through many emotions. The excitement of setting up your school room and getting new books. The joy of teaching your child to read. You may also experience anxiety. Anxiety can be present in any situation, and homeschooling is no exception. Come read the rest of this post at… Continue reading Homeschooling and Anxiety
We actually had our first day of school last week, but since I’m running a little behind on things, I thought I would post these pictures today. Abigail 5th Grade Lydia 3rd Grade Joel 2nd Grade Our first week of school went really good. We started the week off with a scavenger hunt for new… Continue reading First Day of School 2012 – 2013
I am so excited to share with you that I am now a contributing writer at The Homeschool Classroom. This has always been one of my favorite homeschool blogs. It is full of great information, helpful hints, ideas, and resources for homeschooling families. 5 Reasons to Share Your Homeschooling Resources Homeschooling year after year, child… Continue reading New Contributing Writer at The Homeschool Classroom
It’s that time of year again, (actually I’m a little late to the game), time to plan school. I have all my curriculum and now I need to put it in order, so I have an idea of what each day will look like. The first thing I like to do, after I have my… Continue reading How I Plan Homeschool
When I first started homeschooling my children, I didn’t have to work very hard at teaching spelling. My oldest was in 2nd grade, an eager reader, and spelling came natural to her. My other two children learned to read without difficulty, but spelling hasn’t come with as much ease to them. They had different learning… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Spelling Practice
Today I’m linking up with iHomeschool Network’s Birthday Lessons in August and I have the privilege of featuring Julia Child. By KUHT [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons Julia (Williamson) Child was born August 15, 1912. Growing up in Pasadena, CA, Julia rarely ate her mother’s cooking because they had a hired cook. She lived a comfortable… Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday, Julia Child!
Well it’s about that time again, time to get ready to start a new school year. Are you ready? I am not. Yeah, this used to be the organized homeschool room. Now it’s a layer of old, new, and miscellaneous stuff that just doesn’t belong. My table may be a mess, but I do have… Continue reading Homeschool Curriculum 2012-2013