Category Archives: HOMESCHOOL

Rocket ships and picnics

We made our way to DC over the weekend to visit one of our favorites – the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. View full post »

Another first day in the books

It’s always a little (super crazy) hectic getting out of the house on our first community day, but we did it andView full post »

The (hopeful) homeschool schedule

This post may be better titled: The schedule with which we’ll start or The schedule to which we’ll aspire. View full post »

2017-2018 Curriculum Choices

We are only a few weeks away from beginning our sixth year of homeschooling! I had no idea what was in store when weView full post »

Solar Eclipsing 2017

The Solar Eclipse was SO COOL!  I’m so glad we were able to snag some glasses so we could all experience theView full post »

Summer, where art thou?

I know the seasons often seem to slip easily into years, but this summer truly has gone by with the blink of an eye! View full post »

Updated Memory Work Box

I’m in the thick of homeschool planning for our third year with Claritas memory work, so it seemed like a perfectView full post »

Claritas Cycle 2 Reading List

This coming school year will be our seventh as a homeschool family!  We’ll be using Claritas ClassicalView full post »

Our Summer 2017 Read Aloud List

It’s easy for the entire summer to pass by without me being intentional about reading to the children, so makingView full post »

5 Ways to Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival

My first introduction to Duān Wǔ Jié, or Dragon Boat Festival, was in June of 2011 when my husband and I were in ChinaView full post »

His newest big thing

He’s been working so hard on his preschool skills these last few months.  When we go downstairs to the schoolView full post »

Cram sessions

Our homeschool Chinese studies may be on a Christmas break, but I am in the midst of some serious cram sessions toView full post »

Claritas | a CC Alternative

I’ve had several recent emails asking about our experience with Claritas Classical Curricula memory work for ourView full post »

Serenity

It was the kind of afternoon where everyone was quietly and peacefully playing.  So glorious.  I sneaked upstairs toView full post »

Afternoons are for …

Afternoons are for … running away to the backyard with your siblings to go on an adventure. I was insideView full post »