Aug 212012
When Mommy/Teacher Gets Sick

Teacher Tuesdays I recently shared pictures of our first few days of school. I even created a plan for what I’d do if I struggled with various moods during the year. I neglected to plan for sick days. Last week, I had some sort of allergy-headache-bowling ball for a brain-kind of day. When my kids […]

How We Home School

 Posted by on August 11, 2012  Home School  2 Responses »
Aug 112012
How We Home School

Foto Fridays (Or Saturday, you know, whatever…) I’m often asked, “How do you get it all done?” when talking about the different ages of the kids and home schooling. To satisfy the curious and encourage the faint hearted, here’s a post in pictures of what our home school looked like in the first week. Let […]

Aug 072012

Teacher Tuesdays Have you ever tried rapping the Bible? We started school this week, and for scripture memory, we picked up where we left off last year in Matthew 5:21-22. I have a long-term goal to learn all of Matthew 5, 6, &7. It’s going to take awhile! To change it up, we decided to […]

Jul 302012
Finding Free & Discounted Books

Teacher Tuesdays Finding Free & Discounted Books can be a challenge, but with the internet, we have a lot of options, especially if you’re willing to use ebooks. You can download a free reader at Kindle for PC. Some are simply pdf’s, no reader required. Below is a list of the places I search first […]

Pre-Reading Books

 Posted by on July 24, 2012  Home School  No Responses »
Jul 242012
Pre-Reading Books

Teacher Tuesdays I admit it. I shelter my kids.  “I will set no wicked thing before my eyes.” Psalm 101:3a “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 My children’s minds are growing daily, and for a short time of their lives, I can stand at the gate […]

Math Made Fun

 Posted by on July 17, 2012  Home School  2 Responses »
Jul 172012
Math Made Fun

Teacher Tuesdays After finishing up her final math lesson for the summer, my 11 YO leaned back dramatically in her chair and sighed, “Mom, I just don’t know what I would have done without Times Tales!” Have you heard of Times Tales? It’s a pneumonic way of learning your upper multiplication facts. We had to […]