What I Learned… (journal archives)

What I Learned… (journal archives)

True confessions: I am a bad journaller. Yet in 2018 I started jotting down things I learned worth sharing, and sometimes even attaching a picture. The archives are collected here. Entries from the current calendar year can be found sprinkled throughout the blog. February 2020 – recovery, clutter, loneliness, Evernote, theology Every so often it’s…

The Homeschool Curriculum We Use for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th Grades

The Homeschool Curriculum We Use for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th Grades

The bulk of our homeschooling years are spent in the elementary phase, and I believe the books and curriculum we choose is critical to our own longevity as homeschoolers. If we choose curriculum that feels official but sucks the life out of learning, we will not have the stamina or confidence to homeschool into the…

Homeschool Curriculum: My Favorites for the Early Years

Homeschool Curriculum: My Favorites for the Early Years

When you’re just beginning to homeschool preschool, kindergarten, and first grade, it can be an overwhelming challenge to decide what, out of all the sparkling and pretty and slick curriculum packages out there, to settle on and use. I’ve taken 5 children through this stage and I can testify: Children develop at different rates, at…