Crash Course in Homeschooling

If you are considering homeschooling, these are the first things you need to consider: You need to know the laws regarding homeschooling in your area. In the U.S., homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, but the laws pertaining to homeschooling is different for each state. You need to find out what is expected of … Continue reading Crash Course in Homeschooling

July

Homeschooling is the road less traveled, and that makes all the difference. Everyday my boys teach me something new. They teach me about life, about the world, and they teach me how to be a better parent. Homeschooling, also, is something I learn about everyday. Experience is the only thing that can teach you how … Continue reading July

Pandemic Homeschooling

Below are links to posts I've written specifically for parents who find themselves needing to homeschool during the pandemic. If you have any specific questions, don't hesitate to email me. I would like to try to help. Crash Course in Homeschooling Scheduling Your Homeschool Day School Closures vs. Homeschooling Stuck at Home? Need to Teach … Continue reading Pandemic Homeschooling

Another 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Every year I have shared my homeschool curriculum twice. Usually I write a post at the beginning of the year with my goals for that year, and at the end of the year, I give you a review or a “what actually happened” post. This is the first time I haven’t done that. The only … Continue reading Another 4th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

May

Strange Month May 2020 has been a weird month, and I know that I don't have to explain why to anybody. I hope whoever is reading this is okay, and you aren't struggling too much. We're okay. We're still staying home for the most part and only going out when necessary. I don't like having to … Continue reading May

the mid-point of my son’s homeschool education (7th grade)

I have been reflecting lately on how we are homeschooling, or maybe a better way of putting it is that I have been reflecting on how homeschooling is going for my son, my 7th grader. Back when he was five and we made the final decision that we weren't going to enroll him in Kindergarten … Continue reading the mid-point of my son’s homeschool education (7th grade)

Our 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum and Schedule

Every year since my eldest son was in Pre-K, I have written about our homeschool and the resources we use. Now he's in the 7th grade, and I'm still writing about it, but as I mentioned in my last post, while I love writing and sharing, I'm not in a position to put so much … Continue reading Our 7th Grade Homeschool Curriculum and Schedule

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

One of many highlights of our recent trip was being able to visit The Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York. If you've been following my blog for awhile, you'll know I've written several times about my younger son's love of birds. He's nine-years-old now, and he's been talking about birds since he was … Continue reading The Cornell Lab of Ornithology