Setting up realistic goals for our first year of homeschooling wasn’t easy.
I was overwhelmed with information at first. I had read blog after blog looking for advice, structure, and plans. The entire summer before our third-grade year I researched, looked at curriculum, read blogs, took notes… Continue reading
When you’re mapping a route to anywhere there’s one rule:
Start at the very beginning…
The best advice is always found in a musical somewhere – thanks Julie Andrews.
Really though, just pick a place to start. Continue reading
Am I smarter than a 3rd Grader – That was the million dollar question.
I know how to be a designer. I know how to go to school and learn. I know how to be a wife and a mother… but did I really know enough to teach my son everything he needs to know in third grade? (and beyond!?)
If you are homeschooling, or are thinking about it, you’ll know this feeling well. There are doubts that enter your mind when it comes to educating your kid. We don’t get a degree to change a Continue reading
“School stinks – It’s 6 hours of wasted time!!”
My son said that to me a few years ago–actually, he pretty much yelled it at me. He was the ripe old age of 7 and was 3 months into his 2nd grade school year. I couldn’t help but smirk at first and shrug it off. After all, he was 7. What did he really know about wasting time?