Let it Go!

I mentioned in this post how I was learning to LET IT...

{ESL Homeschooling} 2.0

General Thoughts Relationship should trump all school. As Dr. Bruce Perry says,...

Camping in Maine | Round 1

Twelve years ago, we honeymooned in Bar Harbor, ME. It was an...

{RECIPE} Veggie Fritters

This is the time of year when I love cooking. The garden...

{ESL Homeschooling} 2.0

General Thoughts Relationship should trump all school. As Dr. Bruce Perry says, “It’s easier to teach someone to read at 35 than to share” or in this case have healthy relationships and live in a family. Especially in the first year, focus on relationship so...

{Classical Conversations} Cycle 3 | Week 4

We’re really simplifying this year. You can see our Game Plan here. Also check out our U.S. Capitals State Tour. Here are activities I found when we did Cycle 3 last time. In additional to the books listed, I also suggest checking out the books associated with...

Camping in Maine | Round 1

Twelve years ago, we honeymooned in Bar Harbor, ME. It was an uncharacteristic 105 degrees for the entire 2 weeks we were there. Patrick’s been itching to get back ever since and take the kids. Fortunately, it was gorgeous and in the 70′s this time...

{Classical Conversations} Cycle 3 | Week 3

We’re really simplifying this year. You can see our Game Plan here. Also check out our U.S. Capitals State Tour. Here are activities I found when we did Cycle 3 last time. In additional to the books listed, I also suggest checking out the books associated with...

Let it Go!

I mentioned in this post how I was learning to LET IT GO! Here are some ways that is playing out in our family. FOOD. One of our kids uses food as a control mechanism. She’ll get upset and one of her attempts at control...

Spelling

I get a lot of questions about what we do for spelling. I recently posted at Real Life at Home what works for us. The only tweak I made since writing this is that for each day after I intro a list, they will test...

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