It was about two years ago when I realized that I needed to homeschool my son. Now we’re in the middle of his first grade year, and I cannot imagine any other way. We brainstormed together some of the reasons we are grateful for homeschooling. Here are our reasons.
Archives for November 2013
I cannot believe that yet another week has passed! I feel like I just wrote last week’s week in review post. Yet, here I am again.
As I cram myself in the rocking chair with an almost two year old and a first grader, I feel elbows in my side, and knees knocking me in the face. And yet the simple bedtime story time has been a ritual. By the end of yet one more reading of LMNO Peas tonight, I […]
November is half over. I’m feeling like school is getting boring so I need to switch things up soon! I’m going to jump into my week in review with my Five for Friday! I’m linking up with Doodlebugs Teaching, Freebie Friday, Weird Unsocialized Homeschooler’s Weekly Wrap up, and Manic Mondays on Classroom Freebies.
Homeschool days can be great or they can be awful. Most commonly, they are somewhere in the middle. I’ve noticed, though, that our days are only as good as our beginnings. If we start off on the wrong foot, the rest of the day it is difficult. Cranky kids, cranky mom. If we start things off […]
This week has been great, school-wise and teacher creating-wise. Here are some of the highlights.
When parents decide to homeschool their kindergarten-aged child, they may not know just where to begin! It is all new! They have made the decision but are easily discouraged as to how to implement it. Or they are overwhelmed with all that is “required” of them. When I think back to my kindergarten days, I […]
Since November is NaNoWriMo, I figured that this was the perfect time of year to talk about how my writing class is going at my weekly homeschool co-op.