Beyond Playtime: Preschool at Home

A few months ago I began writing my Considering Homeschool series.  The series addresses the questions that often come up when someone asks how to begin homeschooling.  One of those posts, Home From the Start, covers homeschooling preschool and how my thoughts on preschool have changed through the years. (This post contains affiliate links; please see[Read more]

The Rundown: Week in Review

  What is a weekend? -Lady Violet, Downton Abbey There are times when I forget what weekends really are.  So much of our time is centered around our home and I find my responsibilities with homeschooling, homemaking, and church blurring together and putting me in a constant state of ADD.  When the[Read more]

The Rundown: Week in Review

Good gracious, I’m so happy to see that we’ve made it to Friday!  We started strong this week, but have been buried in Kleenex the last few days.  Ugh.  Homeschool We’ll start with Prissy since she’s been such a busy little thing.  Letter D has been in the spotlight for her this week and[Read more]

Adventures in Art – Help from the Pros

Adventures in Art - Help from the Profeessionals

When life gets busy in our homeschool, it’s tempting to let language arts, math, history, and science dominate the lesson plans.  However, even on the busiest days I know I’ll have a mutiny on my hands if my kids don’t have a chance to get creative. Sure, Teaching art appreciation in your homeschool is perfectly[Read more]