Curriculum Review: Grammar Despair

Well, I don’t know about you but I am NOT a Grammar Nazi. In fact, grammar gets me stumped. Often! I can speak and write fairly well but I am pretty clueless when it comes to rules and why we do what we do. I’ve muddled through teaching it to my oldest 5...

Curriculum Review: Math Relief

I want to share some thoughts on curriculum we’ve used in the past in our homeschooling, in the hopes that it will help you as you make your choices for the coming school year. This first review is for Math Relief, a program for teaching Algebra I and II. My...

Joy in the Journey – guest post

I am very excited to share the posting today with Lori Hatcher, author of Joy in the Journey. I have been blessed to read this devotional book for homeschooling moms and to share it with you. As I enter my 24th year of homeschooling, I can attest to the fact that WE...

Homeschool Update

Well, we are in our last week of the regular homeschool calendar. My 2 youngest should be finished with their math this week (which puts them ahead, since our school year ends at the end of July). We’ll continue on to the next grade but we’ll do math every...

Homeschooling Update

Wow, it has been awhile since I’ve updated on our homeschooling. Confession time!! I’ve been in a funk. Every once in awhile I get flat with schooling. And this is one of those times. So I’ve been looking at how to inflate our school. HOMESCHOOLING...