Can you believe it’s almost spring again? I can’t. Even though the winter months were cold, they were just a blur! If you homeschool on a “traditional” schedule, it’s a wonderful time to start looking forward to what you’ll change after you finish up your school year. If, like us, you homeschool year-around, it’s just … Read moreSpring 2019 | Free Your Mind!
There are dozens of books on different types of journaling habits, procedures, etc. I have a confession: I have not read a single one of them. That’s right, not one! Just to be a rebel without a cause… I’m never going to read one either! It isn’t that I do not read – I do … Read moreHow I Journal…and Why
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison Why would any of us welcome failure – and then call it a friend?! I do though. I mean, mostly. Failing at something only means, to me, that I have more to learn. Life would be awfully boring if there weren’t more to learn. But … Read moreFailure is My Best Friend
When we started homeschooling, we had a lofty goal: To teach them everything the school wouldn’t or couldn’t. As time went on, we realized that there were many things that school would not have taught them. We also saw that, because there are so many things to see, explore, and learn about in this world, … Read moreTeach the Kids Everything? It’s Not Possible!
Why does our family homeschool? So we can customize the twins’ learning. To that end, we choose a variety of learning opportunities; some of which are considered extracurricular activities – art and music are the biggest in this category. However, I do not see them as “extracurricular,” I see them as part of who we … Read moreExtraCurriculars Aren’t Extra