Curious what life after homeschooling looks like? Sure you have a bit of freedom to do adult things without kids around, but you went into homeschooling for a reason and that reason is still lingering inside you. That's how it was for me. So this is how I'm making this transition work, how I'm challenging my kids, and how we're making this afterschool thing work.
This blogpost is really hard for me to write and the video below was equally hard to make, because it’s about change. A big change we have to take to move away from homeschool into public school. So this goes out to all those out there going through a season of change that you are trying to make the best of and for those parents out there that wish you could homeschool and yet you simply cannot.
Summer can be a replenishing time. The perfect time to read, relax, replenish… until you have kids. Don’t misunderstand me, my children are my life, but those little people of mine need routine to be sane and for their mama to be happy. So today I’m gonna show you how we’re trying to strike a good balance between wants and needs during the rest of this summer break by using a Summer Rhythm.
One of the most anticipated days of the week this past school year were Fridays and not just because it’s the last day of the week but more because it’s our art and science nature study day. Let’s take a look at what we accomplished with a flip through of my year 1’s and my nature journals.
t’s so easy to feel overwhelmed when you start trying to blend all the ages of your kids into one, what you would hope to be, a cohesive, well organized homeschool schedule. Today I want to take you along with me on my thought process when it comes to blending my 3 young children into a homeschool schedule you can make sense of.
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Charlotte Mason advocated that children should learn handicrafts, better said, life skills.
Today I’m going to dive into why and how we’re going to teach our kids and ourselves the craft and skill of gardening.
Using Gentle + Classical Primer
The Kindergarten year is a super special year, am I right or am I right?? The following video is all about how I hope to guide my 5 yr old in his Kinder year using this incredible curriculum as MY guide. Gentle + Classical Primer.
I love planning the next year of homeschool!! It’s a time filled with so many possibilities and ideals that you hope and pray to bring to fruition the upcoming year. Today I’m going to walk you through my process of planning and give you a sneak peek into the books and curriculum we have lined up for my upcoming year 2.
This Is How We Put Together Our Evaluation Portfolio for Year 1.
I can’t tell you how excited I am to be at the end of the year. I don’t know about you, but I’m in need of a break.
A break from the routine, a break to enjoy a slower pace, a break to enjoy some leisure time and a break to hopefully muster up the impetus to start planning for next year.
But before we indulge in this break let’s dive into evaluations, portfolios, important documents and how to organize it all.
Mom of three beautiful kids, married to my best friend, finding daily ways to bring joy!