"Caroline" tells the story of Little House on the Prairie from Caroline Ingalls' (Ma's) perspective. It was so fun reading this novel at the same time we were listening to Little House on the Prairie as a family.
I have this son. He's my firstborn, and he's been challenging me since day one to rearrange and rethink my life. First, as an embryo, he told me to quit my full-time job in marketing. Then, as a newborn, he started whispering to me to stay home with him through the preschool years. Next, as … Continue reading Giving Him What He Needs: When the Schedule Needs a Change
It feels great to be blogging again. Life got unexpectedly busy over the past couple months as my family has been adjusting to a new schedule. Blogging had to be set aside for a time, but now it seems I'm finding the time again (insert Christmas explosion). I thought I'd jump back into my series … Continue reading A Study of Charlotte Mason’s 20 Principles: Part 5
If you have a "different" child, I hope and pray that you will find the courage and the strength to see that "different" isn't bad.
We just finished our first two weeks of homeschool this year (AO Year 2 and Year 4), and I'm happy to say learning is happening. More about that in the future, but for now I just want to begin gushing about our family's budding read aloud journey with Laura Ingalls Wilder. The Little House in … Continue reading Our Little House Journey: In the Big Woods
Folk Song Lyrics, Poetry, Bible Memory Verses, and more!
Just popping on here to share the hymns we will be learning this 2017-2018 school year
For some, July may seem early for school preparations, but I think for most homeschool parents July is bustling with activity.
Here's a peek at our Ambleside Online Year 1 experience.
As my oldest is about to enter Year 4 (we'll probably start the first Monday in August), I find myself looking for advice from Year 4 veterans. And, since we are just finishing up Year 3, I thought I'd offer that type of advice to those about to begin Year 3.