Your job is to do today…

I'm not a scheduler by nature. I can sense my husband nodding his head in agreement as he reads this line... But guess what, I still homeschool... and if you're not a natural scheduler either, let's just throw our hands up in solidarity and do this thing of teaching the children who are sitting before... Continue Reading →

Raising Mr. Curiosity

He doesn't care that I'm in the middle of reading as he shoves a marker and yet another piece of paper on top of my open book. It's the 4th 'Can you draw this?' request of the morning, and it's only 8:05 a.m. "Mom! I want to learn about pterodactyls. How did they die? Can... Continue Reading →

Poetry with 4 boys.

  "Your teacher said we need to do some poetry this term..." I said the words to him like any good homeschooling mama would as he stared at me with a face of, "You must be joking." I wasn't joking. Did you know April is national poetry month? It's true. I read it on the internet... Continue Reading →

Post Holiday Homeschooling

This week is 'back to school' after two weeks of spring break. That's two weeks of 'not much of a routine,' and 'feel free to forget which direction to write a lowercase d.' Two weeks of 'wandering aimlessly around the house' because you have too much free time now that Mom isn't grabbing you every... Continue Reading →

I hope my kids never stop checking inside all of the closets for secret magical worlds.

Something magical happens when you finally get to start reading real chapter books to your kids, instead of the classic lift the flap books meant for toddlers. Since really, you do know exactly who's hiding under the table, and behind the chair, you've lifted that flap countless times, and you know teddy's behind it all...... Continue Reading →

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