HMJ: Middle Ages

¬†In life this week… We finally got some snow here in Alaska, and we were quite excited about that. We had begun to think we had a snow curse hanging over our heads. We always seem to move to a new place just after a record snowfall (DC and AK). God graciously answered our prayers … More HMJ: Middle Ages

Read Across America

I know as homeschoolers, we often feel that the public school system and the National Education Association are against us. ¬†Sometimes they are, and sometimes they are not. ¬† I would like us to consider joining in their¬†Read Across America¬†drive March 2, 2012. “But why on earth would we do anything like that with those¬†people?” … More Read Across America

Homeschooling Blues

I recently found this blog post and wanted to share this for my Memory Lane walk today. ¬†There are people out there who mean well and say the wrong thing. ¬†Then there are people who really have no filter on their mouths who say whatever they want. ¬†This was a run in with one of … More Homeschooling Blues

Free Lapbooks!

Did you know you can find free lapbooks? ¬†Yep, you can. ¬†I can’t wait to dive into this site, but I wanted to get it shared first. ¬† Dynamic 2 Moms offers free lapbook downloads, but more importantly they have a place for brand new homeschool moms. ¬†It’s called New Beginnings. ¬†Veteran homeschoolers offering support … More Free Lapbooks!

TOG for free!!

I am really enjoying Tapestry of Grace for our core curriculum, I just can’t stress that enough! ¬†The kids are really getting into their reading and dive in to each culture we focus on!! But get this!!! ¬†They are offering a full year of their curriculum for free. ¬†By clicking on the TOG link you … More TOG for free!!

Why Homeschool?

Why homeschooling? Are there benefits? They won’t be socialized!! What style do you use? What curriculum do you use? What about High School transcripts? Questions, Comments or Concerns? Why homeschooling? I was not always onboard with homeschooling our kids when my husband first mentioned it to me. I didn’t want to be responsible for the … More Why Homeschool?