Candy Mountain Academy – memorable moments from week 1

Well, our first week back to school (after a two month break for Christmas and moving) is complete!  We even came up with a new name for our homeschool — Candy Mountain Academy.  How does that sound?  Fun, yet somehow sophisticated, I hope.  No, it has nothing to do with actual candy (Charlotte Mason would be mortified at that!…

Sitting Beside You

“It’s positive,” I whispered as loudly as I dared, after running back into the spare bedroom.  I stretched out my hand to show my husband the first positive pregnancy test we had ever seen.   “Really?!” he said. “I don’t even know what compelled me to take one tonight,” I laughed. “But for some reason…

Hymn Study Help

I am super excited to share a new resource with you today that I’ve been working on. Singing has been a daily part of our homeschool Morning Time (the start to our daily learning that we do all together as a family, usually during breakfast). We alternate between hymns and folk songs, singing one each…