Tag: homeschool

Homeschool is a Journey, Not a Destination

The past couple of weeks, I’ve been working with other homeschooling mamas to share information about homeschooling with our community. People are searching for answers and alternatives, after dealing with “crisis schooling” and facing possibly more changes for the upcoming school year. Everyone has a story, a unique perspective...

Lessons from Winston Churchill

In our house, we watch a lot of Doctor Who – that is the episodes available for free on Amazon Prime. We enjoy watching a re-watching the Time Lord’s adventures. I get double joy because I use the real life historical places and people to teach our home school...

Wacky Wednesday: Attack of the Miller Moths

That’s miller, NOT killer though you wouldn’t know the difference by the way the kids act when they see one. Not that I can blame them. I won’t disgust you all with pictures – you can look them up for yourself if you aren’t fortunate enough to live in...

Why We Homeschool and Plan to Continue, at least for now

Much like how I forgot to tell Dietrich’s allergy story when it happened, I don’t know that I spent much time discussing our reasons for homeschooling, though I talked about the beginning and often share snippets of the challenges and adventures along the way. Dietrich participated in about two...

Training in Math

Dietrich is an intelligent boy, often showing eidetic memory. He is able to remember things from age two and three. He grasps some big concepts, has a large vocabulary, and surprises us daily.   usually, I write everything for him and he copies. today, I wanted to see how...

Teach your children, Bravely

I am a preacher’s kid, a p.k. I don’t know about other P.K.’s, but my dad is my favorite preacher. Over the years, I’ve heard some sermons more than once. One of those sermons is my favorite. As children, my siblings and I referred to it as “the parrot sermon” (because of a variation of this illustration). The sermon’s...

A is for Antfarm; a homeschool snack

Some days, Dietrich takes his time printing one letter, then making crazy sounds and dancing around, then doing another letter, followed by crazy crayon antics. I’m equally amused and frustrated. In some ways, Dietrich seems older, so remembering he is only six can be a challenge. On the other...