Tags » Home-schooling » Page 2

Shadows and 'Staches

I have to admit, I was relieved when ol’ Puxatawney Phil reported that we were in for an early spring. I welcome more light to our days and feel it helps to get outside for breaks between our homeschooling lessons. 448 more words


Dream Comes True

Every little girl has envisioned herself to be a princess in a far away castle, while waiting to be rescued by her knight in shinning armor. 522 more words


Untangled by Lisa Damour

Untangled is a grounded and logical approach to the very emotional years of teen transition. Intended for parents, it has a dual focus: helping parents understanding the separation issues of this transition period as well as providing guidance for the issues girls will now face. 450 more words

Book Reviews

Week 20 ***Updated***

This week we didn’t have a lot of hands on stuff but we did do a lot of learning.

Flying Creatures:

This week we started our study on social insects. 277 more words


Women Soldiers in the Civil War

I have always held a fascination with the Civil War. Having a northern mother from the Green Mountains of Vermont and a southern father from the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee, I had a hard time understanding how one country could be fighting against it’s own brothers. 349 more words

Home Education

The Teen Years: Finding a Balance Between Exam Led Learning and Delight Led Learning

At what age does the future of one’s children suddenly seem to matter more?  At what age does home school becomes something a little more serious, and a little less fun?   1,091 more words

Project Based Learning

Now my daughters are home educating me!

I got in a right stress making the little talk on You Tube. I’m not good in front of the camera. 

“You can take a break and swallow, mum” advises the photographer in the family, grinning from behind the lens. 464 more words