We have simplified our days for summer. What does your summer routine look like? Do you keep any kind of schedule or school through the summer?
Yes, you read that right, we are organizing our homeschool again. We have tried so many different ways of organizing our homeschool, almost as many ways as we have tried to arrange our living room (yeah, that’s a high number). The system we have hit on now is actually working. And get this, it is … Read more
Planning The Homeschool Year I worked on planning this school year (the one that just started), way back in the spring. I made this massive list 2012-2013 Curriculum Planning and then I went on my merry way finishing out last year. Well, wouldn’t you know it, now I am rethinking my plans. I know that I … Read more
Links to the rest of the series: 5 Days Of Organizing Your Homeschool Day 1: What Should I Teach? We have been homeschooling as a family for going on seven years now. Every year has been different. Every year we have used different materials and I really feel that there has been no continutiy from year … Read more
How do you plan your homeschool day? Are you a fly by the seat of your pants (or skirt) kind of gal or do you write everything day and neatly check things off your list? Maybe you fall somewhere in between the two extremes? (that’s me) Whatever your homeschool planning method, I have probably found … Read more
Christmas approached way too quickly. It came and went and then was only just a blur. We had a whirlwind four days with family and a house full of excited children (and a few tired adults). As usual, Jonah and I complained, “Next year, we start preparing for Christmas in January.” I want to have … Read more
I went to bed early last night and was wide awake at 4:30am this morning. I tried to go back to sleep, but it just wasn’t happening. I had my homeschool planning and curriculum ordering on my mind. I got up and decided to push through finalizing my homeschool plans for this coming year. I would … Read more
The Living Room Here is your challenge: What is the purpose of this room? Are their cupboards that you need to go through? Is there a bookshelf that you need to organize? Is there anything that you are not using that you need to get rid of? What can you do to make this space … Read more