Tag Archives: homeschooling

Science & Memory Work

I’ve written before on how we use memory work in our little homeschool, but this year we’re definitely stepping it up a notch. Our memory work usually contains poems, Latin chants, Catechism questions, and prayers. However, I decided to purchase¬†Classically … Continue reading

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Baking With History

On our (second) trip through Story of the World 1, we have sometimes picked activities that we’ve done before. However, sometimes the kids choose to do something that we haven’t tried before. In Chapter 24, one of the activities is … Continue reading

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First Day of School

We completed our first day of school this fall. My four and three-year olds aren’t tired, but I am. I noted early on that I was not completely prepared to teach history today, but since we do each twice per … Continue reading

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Nightmares & Daydreams

Two nights in a row, I have had bad dreams. One was someone breaking into our house in the middle of the night¬†and another was my father dying. In both cases, I was woken up by my youngest child crying. … Continue reading

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Which Science For Next Year?

So we aren’t even halfway through this school year and I’m already starting to have those curriculum questions that come up every year. I’ll start with Science, although I’ve got questions about grammar and geography (map skills), too. I’m sold … Continue reading

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Toddler Mayhem!

I have written before of my little Tasmanian Tornado – Child #3. She writes on walls, spilled fingernail polish on our carpet, spilled laundry detergent on the carpet,and gets into all sorts of mischief. The problem has accelerated in recent … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans . . .

I have my book of lesson plans that I refer to daily to see what I thought we would do each day. We have only had three full days of school and already I am glad I am so flexible. … Continue reading

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