Back to School {With a Delayed be 3 Weeks Post}

School’s back in session, and I’m not quite sure how I feel about it. SIDEBAR :: And just to give you an idea of how crazy it’s been around here…I wrote this post three. Count them. THREE weeks ago and never posted it. Even though it was completely written. I’m posting now because…it is my […] Read more »

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Another Homeschool Curriculum Resource {I Forgot!}

In my post Saving {Online} on Homeschool Curriculum, I totally forgot about another great resource! As in, I’m kicking myself because I haven’t been checking them at ALL this year, and they normally have great prices. UGH! Good thing I noticed one of their emails stuck in my spam filter. And it’s such a great […] Read more »

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Saving Money {Online} On Homeschool Curriculum

School’s out! School’s out! And like I imagine most other homeschooling moms out there, I’m already deep into planning and purchasing for next year. {No rest for the homeschool mom!} There’s something crazy, fascinating, overwhelming and wonderful about delving into the many, many options out there. For this coming school year, I knew some basics […] Read more »

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School :: At Least We’re Off to a Start

So last week I was all, “School’s back! Time to get into a routine! Yesssssss!” {As an aside – I should mention – the lovely drawing at the bottom is NOT T with his loving and supportive teacher. That is T with his sister. :)} I forgot that with each school year it takes some […] Read more »

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One Privilege of Homeschooling {Something I Just Figured Out}

School is winding down. We are *this.close* to being finished. Math is finished. Phonics is finished. Science has ended for the year. Thinking skills should be finished by the end of the week. And by the end of next, Sonlight Core A will be completed. I’m sad to see First Grade over. But I’m SO […] Read more »

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Shout Out :: Summer Reading Guide

For many of us school is out! Or almost out. Or at least, for you all-year-round schoolers, maybe it’s slowing down for the summer. I may put away the math book and the phonics book during the summer. But really? We are always learning. And in this house, we are always reading! If the boys […] Read more »

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A Little Bit of Randomy, Randomness

Yo. So I’m still stuck on the random thing today. You still love me, right?           Do you have kids? In education? Care about what’s going down in the education realm? Well then….take the time to educate yourself about Common Core Standards. This is a very well-thought out article about the […] Read more »

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Saturday Snapshots {22}

Have you had a good week? We sure have! {Last Saturday} The boys had a baseball clinic to kick-off the baseball season! This is T below on the orange… I got my hair cut! I love it! It will never look this good again though. {Sunday} Homeschool prep for the week. Keeps me on my […] Read more »

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Saturday Snapshots {19}

School’s keeping us pretty busy, but we’ve managed to squeeze in some other stuff too! {Last Saturday} Tropical Storm Isaac was treating us with rain. In an effort to prepare for the potential storm, we made a necessary run to Home Goods. What? You don’t think Home Goods counts as hurricane preparedness? The boys had […] Read more »

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School Bells Ring, Are you Listening? {The Plan: 2012-2013}

School is now in session! T is an official 1st Grader. Wow. Mr B isn’t officially in school, but he’ll be tagging along for a lot of what we do. We started last Monday, and we had a great{!!} week. I’m thanking the Lord for that blessing. I wasn’t sure if it would be a […] Read more »

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