be a fly on the wall: a day in the life of a homeschool family
a day in the life... / daily life / self-directed learning

be a fly on the wall: a day in the life of a homeschool family

I often say that if you were a fly on the wall, you’d get a real experience of life in a homeschool family. I imagine what it looks like. It’s not a school. It’s a home. Where I try to fit in feeding the sourdough starter, watering seedlings, blog writing, lunch making DURING the time … Continue reading

spring homestead plans
gardening / homeschooling / homesteading

spring homestead plans

I’ve been working outside for a week now. The snow flurried last weekend. A stubborn clump of snow still sits at the end of my driveway. But if I can go outside, I go outside. I have stuff to do. Garden plans & sketches For those hibernation months when outdoor gardening was impossible, I planned. … Continue reading

3 guidelines to choosing homeschool curriculum
homeschool planning / homeschooling / self-directed learning / what is an education

3 guidelines to choosing homeschool curriculum

I went to a homeschool conference last spring, and I didn’t buy a thing. I must be… a. No longer homeschooling. b. Already in possession of enough books to occupy a public school library. c. Homeschooling ten years and have learned that I just don’t need it all. C it is! (Oh, and obviously also … Continue reading