Category Archives: Homeschool

What is Charlotte Mason?

I have research homeschool curriculum for over 11 years.  Over the years I knew something  was off, knew that there was something I was looking for, knew that there was more to this so I just kept researching hoping to … Continue reading

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Dear Sonja,

Dear  Sonya Shafer, You made me cry tonight. You made me cry tears of sadness AND tears of joy. I have always had a love for learning.  I have always wanted and loved children.  Once upon a time I was told … Continue reading

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Lexi Update 2011

We end our school year around April.  Thought I’d a moment  to reflect on Lexi’s achievements for the year and glance ahead at what’s next. Lexi turned 3 this school year.  Hard to believe this time last year we were … Continue reading

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Zoo Field Trip

  My mom and I braved the zoo with my three youngsters!   We all had a blast.  Before we even enter the zoo, the kids go crazy to see the turtles and the big fish.  This time Lexi told … Continue reading

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Girls enjoying school

  The girls are really enjoying school.  They zoom through whatever pages I have printed off for them.  They like to practice their names with dry erase markers.  We also have several math and language arts supplements they use.  One … Continue reading

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DisneyLand

As Kindergarden was nearing an end, I knew exactly what I wanted to do for a surprise and celebration of such a successful and fun year together.  I wanted the family to go to Disneyland.  I grew up in Florida … Continue reading

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Home School Convention 2010

I can not explain it but for this home schooling mom the thought of going to the Home School Convention gets me excited every time!  Months before its here, I nag Dale to make sure he has the day off … Continue reading

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Mighty Minds Review

    I purchased the P3/4 package from Sonlight in March for some special books for Lexi.  As I have mentioned before she is begging for her school.  This package has a selection of educational tools including: books, some art supplies, cd and few … Continue reading

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

  On Tuesday, I read Harold and the Purple Crayon 4 times. I read it in the afternoon and when finished, I heard a chorus of AGAIN, AGAIN! Then at bedtime before we even sat down to read….THE CRAYON, THE CRAYON, AGAIN..I’m … Continue reading

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Box Day 2010

    Since around Christmas I’ve been looking into what we will do and need for next school year.  I started by looking at my favorite curriculum, Sonlight, and what they have to offer for 1st grade.  Then I started … Continue reading

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