Roadschooling Through Canada

Friday, 21 October 2016 by
  Our family is currently on a three month RV trip, from Ontario to the Yukon and Alaska and back. Since Fall will be busy with moving, unpacking and possibly renovating, I had hoped to do as much “school” as possible while we were away! Ha! Half way into our trip, our projects and most

The Game Plan

Thursday, 20 October 2016 by
  School is underway!!!  Feelings erupt inside me of both anticipation and trepidation.  I love to ask other homeschooling moms what their game plan is for homeschooling their children for this year – so I thought I would share mine!   Glean from it what you like, and share your game plan in the comments!!  

The Delight is in the Details

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 by
  What does it take to spark a love of history? When learning takes place at the home hearth, the opportunities to discover history are vast. We could literally devote a whole lifetime studying each millennium of the past. Yet the humanity of history is in its details. Think about it, would you rather study

Hoping for Life

Monday, 17 October 2016 by
“Where there’s life, there’s hope.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero   In my house are several houseplants and Ivy is one of the easiest and most proliferating plants to maintain.  Every year or so I’ll collect my plants to pull off dead leaves, repot some that have grown too large and try to beautify others.  Before

Grab a Pencil and Some Paper

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 by
  Learning how to write and then being able to use those words correctly are vital skills that allow us to communicate efficiently and succeed in life . . . no matter what path you choose. Preschoolers and kindergarten students can explore foundational skills of handwriting in Beginning Handwriting. Taught by Annette Breedlove, each of

Manners and Microbiology

Friday, 23 September 2016 by
  Establish a healthy lifestyle from the very beginning. Our newest preschool class is Manners and Healthy Habits for Preschool. These fifteen lessons with activities are full of bright illustrations and simple worksheets to help preschoolers as they learn about ways to keep themselves and others neat and healthy and ways they can demonstrate good

Management Skills

Thursday, 01 September 2016 by
HwH - Management Skills
  This concept was recently brought into clearer focus by a situation initiated by two factors; one, I am busy and need help, two, I have a driven child. One of my children, in particular, likes a good challenge, all the more so if given a measure of independence. Because of the equal passion demonstrated

The Currency of Kindness

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 by
HwH - The Currenty of Kindness
  There is a stark difference between the landscape of my inner-city public education and my children’s country-style homeschool education.  With the recent turmoil surrounding law enforcement and racism debates, my thoughts have rarely made it to my mouth.   Every time I go to speak, I then remember that I’m very much white, well-provided for,

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