I went to nursing school several years ago, dropping out before finishing so I could have my third child. I've always been interested in medicine and human anatomy and physiology, so it only follows that I'm excited about teaching my children about the circulatory sytem. We've been reading through the Usborne Science Encyclopedia for science, […]
My son is not a recreational reader. In fact, it's almost like pulling teeth getting him to read sometimes. But there have been two book series in particular that really grabbed his attention—even to the point that he sat down and read when he wasn't required (gasp!). Needless to say, I would highly recommend these […]
To save money, I often create generic test answer sheets so the kids do not mark in the test booklets. This way I can reuse my curriculum whenever possible. I thought others might also be able to benefit from them, so I've posted them as PDFs for anyone to download and utilize. The first answer […]
This article explores how our modern culture has "…invented ‘the teenager’, an unfortunate creature who had all the yearnings and capabilities of an adult, but none of the freedoms or responsibilities."
A schedule of our ideal homeschool day. It may not be perfect but it works for us.
Dispelling the myth that I run a perfect homeschool.
Homeschool curriculum we use for our 3rd and 5th graders.