Posts Tagged ‘Homeschool’

First Day of School 2012 – 2013

 

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…

New Contributing Writer at The Homeschool Classroom

 

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…

How I Plan Homeschool

 

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…

The Ultimate Guide to Spelling Practice

 

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…

Happy 100th Birthday, Julia Child!

 

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…

Homeschool Curriculum 2012-2013

 

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…

Top Ten Tips for the New Homeschooler

 

Homeschooling can be absolutely overwhelming when you are just starting out. Today I am sharing what was shared with me as I started out homeschooling, three years ago, and some things I’ve learned along the way. Make God first. We are all human. We are all sinners. We all need…

Homeschool Room Organization

 

Last week I was blessed with an offer I couldn’t refuse. My mother-in-law offered to take my kids for a couple of days. Then my parents said they would like them for a day too! I was so excited to have a few uninterrupted days to myself. I immediately started…

10 Reasons My Kids Like Being Homeschooled

 

Today I am going to share with you 10 reasons my kids like being homeschooled. I asked all three of my kids and most of these answers came directly from them. I added a couple, but they agreed that these were all reasons they like being homeschooled. Shorter Days –¬†We…

Homeschool Mother’s Journal: May 31, 2012

 

In my life this week… This week started out great. With Memorial Day on Monday, Jonathan had 3 days off this week! We spent Memorial Day at the lake with some great friends. We soaked in the sun, swam, and went boating. The kids got their very first tube ride….