This summer, my state's homeschool site crashed because so many parents were on the site at the same time. With all the uncertainty about what the school year would look like, many parents opted to homeschool rather than be at the mercy of COVID and the school boards. Other families here (and … [Read more...] about Homeschooling vs. School at Home
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
For the past several years I've been thinking maybe this is the last year I'll homeschool, but nope! When I started with Kathryn as a kindergartner way back in 2005, I had no idea I'd still be at it fifteen years later. Then again, at that time I had no idea we'd have more kids. Life is full of … [Read more...] about Here we go again.