Years ago, I received a great list of chore ideas for different aged children, as well as some sidenotes of what to expect from them about chores as various points in their lives.I thought this would be a fun one to pass along. (There is no source listed on this handout at all, so I don't know who ... Read More about Age Appropriate Chore Lists
This is the first half of a two-part article about how I discovered my son’s math learning disability called dyscalculia. If you have a child that struggles unusually with math, see if you find any similarities to my son as I describe him below. This week I will share with you how I reached ... Read More about Dyscalculia: More Than Just Struggling With Math
On Saturday night, Eric and I were enjoying the cooler weather on our new screened in porch. We even took out some pillows to get even more comfortable in our chairs that we have out there. Molly, of course, had to accompany us, and she declared that it was school time. So, gone was our quiet. ... Read More about Terry or Monkey Spout?
Today, we were fortunate to get to have a lunch out with some women from church. We met at a McDonalds with an indoor play area and let our kids play while we all got to visit. It was just what I needed! While we were there, Noah had to coo over the new baby ("J") of one of my friends from ... Read More about Hey! He has brown skin!
After we made the decision to homeschool our 7 year old daughter, I began looking into various curricula. I knew I didn’t want to do strict pre-packaged curricula, but I was very unsure as to how to pull together a completely unique, homemade program. There’s so much available, I quickly became ... Read More about Review: Catholic Heritage Curricula First Grade Lesson Plans