2016 – 2017 in Review

The 2016 – 2017 school year has been another stellar year of learning, for all of us.  I honestly still don’t know who learns more – my children or myself.  Not all the learning we achieve is smooth, and gained through calm, happy, productive lessons.  Most of mine comes from the mistakes and, sometimes, disasters... Continue Reading →

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All About Graduation

We've made it!  After four years of hard work, my oldest son has finished the All About Reading program from All About Learning.  I'm so proud of him and how far he's come.  He's distraught now that it's over - he loved All About Reading.  He looked forward to the stories, the fun games, and... Continue Reading →

Math-tastrophe

Well, sometimes no matter how well I plan and prepare, no matter how much I rework and retry, things just don't work out.  Such was the case with math for my oldest. We started Saxon 1 way back in kindergarten.  It was a good match for him.  Sometimes it seemed like a bit too much... Continue Reading →

ADHD!?

It's 9:15.  My youngest son and I are just settling down to start today's composition class.  As my youngest gathers his sentence book, workbook, and pencil, I look up at my oldest. "What math problem are you on?" I ask. "Five." He replies. I start the composition lesson with my youngest.  We talk about prepositions... Continue Reading →

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