tis the season, the season of homeschool fatigue: how to deal with homeschool winter blues
academics / homeschooling

tis the season, the season of homeschool fatigue: how to deal with homeschool winter blues

The anticipation of September has definitely disappeared. Christmas decorations have been packed away (actually I still have a lit and thirsty tree in my home). Thus begins the season of homeschool fatigue. A homeschooling mama of five asked for suggestions. She explained her concern with this word picture: “Our house is very loud with five kids … Continue reading

homeschool science
academics / homeschooling / science study

homeschool science

In this house, we love science. Discovering how things work, how they function, playing with ingredients, elements, physics boxes, and chemistry experiments, reading on plate tectonics or atomic theory, we’re all over science. (And it’s not because dad is a doc; he actually loves history). Chem C500. We’ve had three kids interested in chemistry. This … Continue reading

homeschool philosophies and why you don’t need to care
academics / home educating planning / homeschooling / what is an education

homeschool philosophies and why you don’t need to care

Let’s get to why I’m writing about homeschool philosophies before a haze falls across your eyes as opaquely as the haze of smoke settling into my mountain valley homestead. I am not going to write a blog that details the homeschool philosophies in education. If you haven’t heard that there’s more than one way to … Continue reading