Cultivating Restful Homeschool Moments

We decided to change the scenery of our typical homeschool Friday and headed to the spacious light filled space of our public library. We booked ourselves a private conference room and the idea was that we would cover our language arts curriculum and spend some time reading aloud together-style before going out to a play…

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Kindergarten Home-School Goals

My personal homeschool goals for Kindergarten are: Be Fun, because play and learning are like strawberries and cream Be Full, because a rich tank of fuel;  gives you wings to fly Be Free, because boxes were made for things that do not stay alive This week at the start of our Kindergarten, I wanted Elijah know from…

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Trails Down Learning Lane – First day of homeschool 2016/2017

So while my two older children waived goodbye to Elijah and I at the start of their new school year, at school, I wondered what our first day of homeschool with our 5year old would be. Our prior three years of homeschool with the older two, taught me that too much worry and fuss is…

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Lessons From My Kids

I knew that the decision to home-school, was either going to be a real “thumbs-down” or a “joy”. I guess that is the reality with the decisions we make. We step into them hoping for the best but nothing is a guarantee.  I am so so grateful that with this being our third year(how time flies), I can honestly…

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Homeschooling Starts 2014

Our Second year in Homeschooling begins tomorrow. This is by far one of the hardest and yet potentially rewarding decision of our lives as a family. I am thankful that we are not alone and that there have been many of have gone before and who remain courageous howbeit challenged daily, by living on this…

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