Category Archives: Home Education

The Basics

I’ve been stewing for the last however many months now about Kindergarten and the “official” beginning to our home school- at least as far as the state is concerned.   I’ve worked to foster a lifestyle of education and a … Continue reading

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Summer Re-do

We are still trying to find our summer groove around here. My work schedule completely shifts in the summer so that sometimes I’m teaching as few as 5 students in a week, and sometimes I have as many as 40.  It all … Continue reading

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The House that Ender Built

  Can you spot him?              

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Snack Cards

We’re generally a sugar-lite household, but ever since Easter it seems like candy is being requested at least 10 times a day around here. Having a Hershey’s kiss after lunch is one thing, but using chocolate to fill in your nutrition quota … Continue reading

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Knights

  We read Knight at Dawn in April as one of our chapter books at night, which led to a LOT of knight questions!   On our next trip to the library Ender found the knight and castle section and he picked … Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple

Spring cleaning is continuing in the mornings here, but I’m back to work in the afternoons. Only a few weeks left until blessed summer break!   A few thoughts on simplicity in our homeschool from the weekend (after another interesting discussion with … Continue reading

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Making Cardinals

Cardinals have been hanging around our house lately, so when Ender caught sight of this craft idea at My Montessori Journey, he went in search of all the right tools to make his own cardinal! He was a bit on  … Continue reading

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