Term Turnover and Lots of Links

We’re back at it.  Just completed week one of our second term.  After a three week Christmas break, week one had my head swimming.  Just exactly how did I manage to do the first term again?!  It’s a shock to … Continue reading

Week 8 (Half) Wrap-Up

Technically this is half a wrap-up since we didn’t complete week 8 of our school work this week.  The girls went to spend a few nights with grandparents…something they are always excited to do!  But perhaps they did more work … Continue reading

Week 6 Wrap-Up

It’s been a full week.  I cannot believe we are halfway through our first term (and 1/6th of the way through our learning year).  We had a beautiful nature walk on Monday afternoon, some downtown park play with friends on … Continue reading

Week 4 Wrap-Up

Driving in the rain today.  Not the beautiful day for a drive that I was hoping for, but enjoying being off-island for 24 hours.  We’re on our way to our annual associational church family camp and looking forward to reconnecting … Continue reading

Homeschool Hodgepodge – Week 1 (highlights, hurdles, and general happenings)

Six weeks of summer vacation and now we are back into the books.  I forgot how utterly exhausting school mornings are for me as teacher and mom.  Afternoon comes, and my brain is mush.  Hopefully I’ll adjust as a few … Continue reading

This Term’s Feast – Composer and Artist Study

Welcome back for #3 in our series “This Term’s Feast”.  So far we have looked at Memory Work and Singing.  This week it’s time to turn our attention to the fine arts.  Charlotte Mason said that… “much and varied humane … Continue reading

This Term’s Feast

I absolutely love Charlotte Mason’s analogy of a child being born with a mind ready and able to “digest” ideas just as his body naturally digests and is nourished by food.  Exposing children to these ideas that will nourish their … Continue reading