Category Archives: HOMESCHOOL

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 »

First day back!

We had a super spectacular first day back at Bridges Classical Community today!  This officially marks our first dayView full post »

2016-2017 Curriculum Choices

Our fifth year of homeschooling has officially commenced!  I can’t believe it!  We reevaluate each year aboutView full post »

Celebrating the Moon Festival

This year, the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival falls on September 15. It is a day of Thanksgiving and gratitude for theView full post »

Impromptu Presentation Topics for Grammar Students

Impromptu Presentation Topics I’m putting the finishing touches on my school planning over the next week or so,View full post »

Mr. Lovebug

Black belt.  Three years in the making.  My heart burst with joy as I watched him complete one physical challenge afterView full post »

Home Tour: The School Room

As I see all of the first-day-of-school pictures on my Facebook feed today, it seemed like a good day to share ourView full post »

Our newest friend

The kids recently found the sweetest little box turtle on the property!  We still haven’t agreed on a name, butView full post »