Frugal Homeschooling + General Plan for the Rest of the Semester

Robert and I have looked at finances for the next few months.  We are taking a backpacking trip next weekend, then we are going to Colorado in October to spend time with my in-laws.  The main costs are gas and … Continue reading

The Adventure Begins

I’m doing it!  I’m letting go of the structure of a curriculum for language arts and other subjects, and I have decided to dive head first into Brave Writer and the Brave Writer Lifestyle!! I have been talking with my … Continue reading

Working Through the Hard by Focusing on the Joy that I Have

Yay!  I’m so super excited. No, my cough isn’t gone. But I have an appointment with an allergist and my nurse practitioner is sure that I’m having an allergy issue.  We’ll see! I do know that being dairy free makes … Continue reading

Updated School Plan Including Karis’s Plan, 2019-2020

Luckily it didn’t take much time to add to the plan since I already pretty much knew what curriculum I was going to use (and the assessments for levels had already been done).  I’m looking forward to this year so … Continue reading

Our Homeschool, 2019-2020

Now that this school year is over and I have a good idea of what worked/didn’t work for my boys, I have made final decisions for next year. I was planning to have the boys do math through the summer … Continue reading

Our Homeschool: First Few Days

In the past when I have tried to homeschool, I did everything out of fear and anxiety. Now I do everything out of joy and peace.  It’s amazing the difference.  It’s clear that it’s “right” this time vs in the … Continue reading