Category Archives: Homeschooling

A High School Student's take on math….

Some things heard in the kitchen this afternoon in regards to math…… “I think that we need to go back to a monetary system of beads and furs so that we don’t have to do math” “I think that  if … Continue reading

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My used curriculum sale finds and two monkeys….

Last night was our local homeschool community’s used curriculum sale.  It was MUCH MUCH smaller than normal, but I did find some great buys!   I was very happy with my finds 🙂 And for a better looksie…  And two monkeys … Continue reading

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Summer Reading plan….

Hi all, I was just wondering, what is on your and your children’s summer reading lists for this summer?    We are officially done with school on Friday of this week (even though R has one more week of Spanish) and … Continue reading

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Goodbye Jr. High…

Well, we did it!  We made it through Jr. High with our oldest daughter.   We have homeschooled a total of 9 years, and have really enjoyed it….we all have definitely had our days where we all were wondering “is it … Continue reading

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Next year's school year…..

Well, I have decided on next year’s curriculum for R (for high school….and we are going to stick with this curriculum choice for all 4 years!!!!!!), and have decided that I”m going to go ahead and use this year as … Continue reading

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kids and school and "experiments"

Today we are having a “science day”.   The kids are doing every kitchen experiment that they can think of and that we have the ingredients for……this was totally initiated by them:)  This morning when I was getting their math lessons … Continue reading

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Mom, WHEN are we going to start?????

Last year on August 1 my kids asked me when we would be starting school, they were tired of “vacation” and wanted to get back to our normal routines.    Last year it was two weeks earlier than I had originally … Continue reading

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Our Summer Plans

Well, school is officially out for the summer, but the learning never stops here. 🙂   Here are my goals for this summer.  We will be working our way through Beautiful Feet’s Early American History Study Guide (just reading the books, … Continue reading

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Serving……

This year, our church’s Jr. High group got to do something new.  While the High School group was in Mexico doing a short term missions trip during Spring Break, our Jr. Highers had the opportunity to serve the local community, … Continue reading

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Homeschooling style…..

Found the link to this quiz on a friends’ blog ( http://homeschoolblogger.com/blessingsabound ). This is fun…… What Type of Homeschooler Are You? Swiss Family Robinson If you can grow it, pick it, preserve it, or butcher it, you own it. … Continue reading

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