It can be hard as a homeschool mom to find the time and the motivation to add beauty to our homeschool days. Our culture–the academic milieu of our day–emphasizes grades, achievement, and the 3 R’s. Even though we’ve chosen to opt out of the public school system, it can still be a challenge to letContinue reading “Simple Ways to Add Beauty to Your Homeschool Day”
Morning time has become such a sweet and treasured time for me and all three of my students. (I have two Year 7 students and one Year 3.5 student.) It has evolved and changed through the years as I adapt morning time to fit with each season of life. With adding Year 7 to ourContinue reading “How I Do Morning Time . . . and You Can Too!”
Morning time is a popular idea in some homeschooling circles. Most of the time, it’s encouraged as a way to bring all our children together regardless of grades or ability into a time of learning as a family. It’s a way of lessening some of the academic load by combining students to participate in theContinue reading “Starting with Morning Time”
I first learned about Juneteenth or Freedom Day a few years ago, and this year will be the first year that I start educating my children about this important day. On June 19, 1865–two months after the end of the Civil War and two years after the Emancipation Proclamation–the news that all slaves in theContinue reading “Learn about Juneteenth”
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Hi, we are Carrie and Melinda. We are identical twin sisters, second-generation homeschoolers, and book lovers!
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