A Day for Watercolor

It’s a cool, dreary day, which I love, so after accomplishing some book work this morning, I decided it was perfect weather for watercolor painting. We...

Co-op Classes, Day 1

When I previously said that attitude is everything, I was referring to myself as much as the boys. I woke up on the wrong side of the log bed today and it just ...

Math Time

Both boys do very well with math, so as long as attitudes are in check, math time is smooth sailing. We’ve had three days of rain and cool temperatures, w...

Scientific Art

I totally snagged this idea from Pinterest, but it is a perfect fit into our Solid, Liquid and Gas unit study while being an art project at the same time. Doubl...

Two Things

1. To say that Jeremy is excited about starting Cub Scouts would be too casual. He’s really, really, REALLY excited. So much that he wore this outfit ever...

First Day of Homeschooling

This is the fifth photo I took of the boys at breakfast in an attempt to catch Jack’s eyes open. Oh well. I blame the flash. I woke the boys up a hair bef...

The Last Week of Summer

After registering the boys with an umbrella school, I whipped out my calendar and began marking down the days we’ll do school and the days we won’t....

Homeschool Co-op

Preparations for homeschooling the boys are underway. I’ve gathered a smattering of curriculum and registered with all the necessary organizations local a...

Observance

In keeping with our “Everything is Education” motto, I wanted to have a brief lesson about the significance of Memorial Day before spending a few ho...

Homeschooling Starts Now

Since formally deciding to homeschool next year, my point of view on nearly everything has taken on a “this is education” attitude. When the boys ha...

Jackson’s New Morning Routine

Since we didn’t re-enroll Jackson in early intervention classes after moving in March, I knew it would be entirely up to me to maintain his speech and lan...

A Big Leap: Homeschooling

We’re going to homeschool the boys next year. Here is a short list of probable reactions some of you just had: — “How exciting! I can’t ...

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