Category Archives: Homeschool

One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of the school year is purchase new notebooks and binders for the kids. Empty when first chosen, then decorated with glue and magazine cut outs of their favorite animals, those 1″ three ring binders will house their entire school year. I imagine them filled to […]

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I never knew how these 31 days would end. I wrote out all the topics I wanted to cover, but never ever did I have a last day planned. Of course I’m not going anywhere, now that I’ve started writing here I plan to keep going (maybe not every day!) but I feel like I […]

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I’ve received some questions along these 31 days and I’ll attempt to answer a few… 1. What’s the difference between “beyond schooling” and the “Charlotte Mason” method?  The main difference I can find is that Charlotte Mason was a big supporter of a timed schedule. She made sure they did their work in a timely […]

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To me there is nothing that cuts as deep and to the core of a mother than the thought that we are failing our children. I need to be honest and say that I had a real freak out moment tonight when I had a flash of extreme panic over whether Abby was learning enough […]

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In addition to being a full time stay at home mom homeschooler, I’m a photographer. I mean full on, business license, pay my taxes, legit photographer. I love taking photos, but it isn’t just a hobby for me. Our income depends on me working a few sessions a month. It varies greatly how many hours […]

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