Launching the Writer’s Workshop

Writing has been a really hard subject for me to figure out.  We love The Good and the Beautiful for language arts.  It includes grammar, spelling, phonics, geography, artist study, and art appreciation.  Unfortunately the writing assignments are few and … Continue reading

Update on Our Busy Life

It has been a long time since I have blogged.  I have been super busy.  Between schooling, outdoor activities, camp activities, eating in the dining hall, doctor appointments, our new puppy, being out of town, etc, I just haven’t had … Continue reading

A Day in the Life…

Now that we have gotten into some routine, I thought I would share what our day looks like.  Ultimately things are going so well.  I’m still tweaking things here and there. We are very relaxed with the time we start. … Continue reading

Charlotte Mason Inspired

I love the Charlotte Mason philosophy.  I have so much more to learn, but I find myself leaning more and more into how she taught.  It’s refreshing and helps me to feel like I’m doing what’s best for my family. … Continue reading

My Interpretation of Wild + Free and How it Fits in Our Homeschool

With my anxiety yesterday (and for a bit off and on), I realized that I needed to make some changes.  I wrote about some changes yesterday that I’m making. Science and Nature Studies, Simple Homeschooling I decided that homeschooling may … Continue reading

Coming Up this Week

This past week was Spring Break, and while it was super restful and productive all in one, I’m super thankful to start school again this week! We were planning to start our week off at Enchanted Rock with our new … Continue reading

Owning My Own Way of Doing Things

Sorry for all of the homeschooling posts lately. I’m sure they will eventually slow down; it’s just that it’s new and exciting at the moment. I have surprised myself lately. In the past when I homeschooled, I took in everything … Continue reading

Wild + Free

I’m finding that my philosophy of homeschooling is changing, and I’m super excited about it. I still love most of the curriculum that I am using, but I’m learning to implement it differently and to add in really important things … 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

Minimalist Homeschooling From My Perspective

*I have shared pieces of this in different posts, but I want to share it as a focus on minimalist homeschooling in our home.  I plan to share this on Pinterest so I wanted it all in one place!* I … Continue reading