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

Planning Junior High Homeschool

My son has finally reached junior high school or 7th grade. I won't dwell on how quickly this happened. 😮 {Note: Every state seems to have different terms for these middle years. In Georgia, they call 6th-8th grade "middle school," but for simplicity's sake, I consider 6th grade part of elementary school and 7th & 8th … Continue reading Planning Junior High Homeschool

Raising Butterflies

Scroll down for a slideshow of our butterfly's life cycle! Note: This column was published in the Barrow Journal on May 8, 2013. Last year we raised toads from tadpoles, and this year we’re raising butterflies. This is surprisingly easy to do, and I’d encourage any family to give it a try.  It’s a wonderful experience … Continue reading Raising Butterflies