We are back to using the Phonics Road each day. We began the curriculum last year but came to a standstill with it. We have started over at the beginning and are now making great progress. Curly was not ready to move forward in Level 1 until now. I really enjoy using this curriculum andRead more
We recently had some family pictures done by the photographer who’s done the last several sessions with us. They are beautiful-of course! She does a fantastic job and the sessions have been so stress free! And the results are amazing. I do realize that I’m a little biased toward my own little family, but there’sRead more
This was a post from the beginning of our school year that got overlooked. So, here it is, a little late. We had some rearranging to do before we began the new school year……… It was time for Ladybug to move out of our room! I want my sleep back! Unfortunately, with the addition ofRead more
Before I homeschooled I always thought there was the stereotypical homeschool mom. What first comes to mind? A denim jumper? Poufy hair? Of course, there are homeschool moms who fit that description. And I had met some. (who were all wonderful people by the way………) However, I knew that most would agree with this descriptionRead more
I think the only morning person at our house is Prince Charming and he’s up and out the door before the kids are up. But I just might be able to be a morning person if these slightly sleepy, cute little creatures come to find me each morning………..
I’ve been told that when I was growing up I was rather bossy. Could anything have prepared me for the curly-haired mini-me that tries to run my house? Nope! Curly has trouble remembering who’s in charge. Wow! Is she bossy sometimes! She dictates what everyone should do, where they should be, how they should doRead more
Don’t you get tired of all the disparaging remarks about homeschooling? Or really about children in general? Lately, I’ve had so many “bless your hearts” and “you have your hands full” and “I just don’t have the patience.” I usually just smile and nod and move on. But I think I’m going to have toRead more
Some of my favorite blog posts to read are the “day in the life” type posts. It is fun, interesting, encouraging, and often hilarious to read accounts of a homeschool day. So, to keep a record of the chaos here and to one day be able to look back with a smile, here is ourRead more
Tiger has a brand new big boy bed! Yay! He’s so proud! However, we have one problem…we don’t always quite make it. Just a few more steps!