Category Archives: Homeschool

Halfway Point

I’ve been terrible at keeping this blog updated with our schoolwork. We did two 6 week terms during the Fall and a short three week Holiday term after Thanksgiving. We have just begun our first Winter six week Term and … Continue reading

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From My Commonplace- On Docility and Authority

I recently started reading School Education by Charlotte Mason, and wanted to reflect on what I’m reading. They probably will be of no interest to anyone but myself, however… Chapter 1: “Truer educational thought must of necessity result in an … Continue reading

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Fall Term 1 in Review

We just completed our first six weeks of school, and so far things have been going well! Here is a belated update:   Bible: I changed my Bible plans last minute, after hearing rave reviews about The Child’s Story Bible by … Continue reading

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First Week of School

First week of school is on the books! Here are my adorable students:       Bible: We started reading from The Child’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos. This week we read about Creation. We practiced and reviewed verses for … Continue reading

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Homeschool Plans 2015-2016

I can’t believe I have two school-aged kiddos this year! Last year Grace would tag along on our learning adventures, but I never forced her to listen or participate in an activity. This year, with her being officially kindergarten, it will be … Continue reading

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First Exposure to Homeschooling

I first heard of homeschooling as I was growing up. I participated in Suzuki violin lessons and came across a couple families who were homeschooling. (These were pioneer homeschooling families in the ’80s!). Then, when I was a teenager, my … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Year in Review

We are wrapping up our first official year of homeschooling. Jonathan was officially in Kindergarten this year and Grace enjoyed tagging along on with her brother on most things. This year: – Jonathan completed Level 1 of All About Reading … Continue reading

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