I decided a while back that I had shifted to writing here on my personal blog whenever time allows and the urge strikes. Unfortunately, most of the time the two don't happen simultaneously, so here we are. family life We had two birthdays since my last post. One became a teen; one phased out … [Read more...] about How is it already November?
My youngest girl, now age 13, made this adorable purse as her most recent crochet project. She did it entirely on her own by following a pattern in a book. I'm totally impressed by this because I cannot crochet or knit. Not one stitch. She also made the shawl she’s wearing. It was her first … [Read more...] about Crochet Therapy
We've spent this week easing into our homeschool routine. I'm not the mom who decorates the house and makes a special breakfast or whatever on the first day of the homeschool year. If you're also Not-That-Mom, welcome, friend! But if you are That Mom, you're welcome here too -- as long as you … [Read more...] about Meet our homeschool crew
This year I have two middle-grade learners at home, age 11 and 13. Because they're so close in age, they'll be doing most of the same things, albeit at different levels. In this post I'm sharing our general plans and key resources, but I'll share more throughout the year, giving more specific … [Read more...] about Homeschool Plans 2020/21