This story actually happened months ago. But it’s only just now that I can laugh about it – well, sort of laugh about it. It was definitely not funny at the time. In fact, as I look back I’m not sure how I survived those 24 hours. Survive we did, and a few weeks laterRead more
Do you take review years in your homeschool? We do! There is no shame in taking some time to review. Some years you just need to backtrack and work on important skills. You are not getting behind or forfeiting progress. You are building a solid foundation in the basics before you move forward. A fewRead more
I haven’t blogged many personal details about our family lately. We’ve been busy with moving and now getting ready for the new baby. Things have been crazy!! And I’ve mainly chatted with you about curriculum or other homeschool topics. But today I’m blogging about Curly – my oldest girl who is now 10. Back inRead more
Would you like a glimpse into our homeschool life and daily routine? Let me recap a fairly typical Monday in our homeschool. 5:45 AM – I stumble out of bed and put on some fuzzy socks to go with my pj’s. I head to the basement with a cup of hot tea. 6:00 AM –Read more
We had our ultrasound this week! What are we having?? Now to think about names!
I was the center of attention and the topic of conversation at the park today. And it wasn’t in a good way. In fact, I was living one of my parenting nightmares. You know all those things that you say you’ll never, ever do as a parent? Those behaviors that your future children willRead more
Yes, we are getting a new student here at Lextin. When? April Fools Day Nope. That’s not a joke! Our little one will arrive in the spring. We are excited! Now I have to think of a new blog nickname for the little munchkin.
So I took a little bit of a blogging break this summer and at the start of this school year. I somehow thought that I would be able to seamlessly jump back into blogging after moving several states away from our previous home in Texas. Well, I was very, very wrong! The move was exhaustingRead more
We decided to start our homeschool a little early this summer so that we can have some extra time off this fall. Our first day was July 27th and overall we had a great day!We did not add in science, history, or Latin that first week. However, we worked on language arts, math, Spanish, readRead more
Curly had a “fun” adventure in April. She was riding her bike outside with all her siblings and she had a terrible bike crash. She fell over sideways and her bike landed on top of her. My husband brought her inside screaming and I worked to clean her up. She kept complaining of pain inRead more