For most homeschooling families I know, it’s the mama who’s in the day-to-day trenches, juggling homeschooling with housework and diaper changes and attitude adjustments–sometimes the kids’ and sometimes her own. Here are the ways my husband is involved in our homeschool.Read More
Author: Stacie S.
This school year marks our 4th year of homeschooling. . . and 4 years out of public school. Like many parents, when our oldest daughter turned five, we received paperwork from the county and registered her for kindergarten at our local elementary school. And, off to public school she went.Read More
How much time do you, as a mom, spend on your floor? Just thinking over my journey as a wife, mom, homemaker . . . and how much time I spend on the floor. . . Picking up toys Scrubbing dirt Sorting and organizing Cleaning spills Playing with blocks, cars, and trucks Finding socks and shoes under the couch Foot rubs after a hard day’s work Reading stories… Read the Full Article on No Idle...Read More
In general, a classical education is based upon the trivium, which is Latin for “the three ways” to educate. It consists of the grammar, logic, and rhetoric stages. The thought is that one stage should be a foundation for the next.Read More
Today we celebrate the life of a great man, a visionary, a gift from God! To remember Dr. King, my children and I (and my mom, too!) talked about the principles for which Dr. King stood. We listened to one of his most famous speeches, “I Have a Dream,” which is below. While we listened to the speech, I wrote down different words or phrases to help spark discussion after the speech was over. Read the Full Article on No Idle...Read More
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