high school options and post secondary school
academics / adolescence / homeschooling

high school options and post secondary school

Leaping into the great unknown is a homeschool family considering homeschooling high school. “They say” that homeschoolers must renew their homeschool intent when they cross the threshold from grade 8 homeschooling to high school homeschooling. A whole new world of commitment. There’s a whole new world of social pressure to consider. Not everyone that homeschools wants to homeschool … Continue reading

the price of freedom
academics / family life / homeschooling / parenting

the price of freedom

I have my PhD research paper thesis topic in mind (assuming I do one some day…): “Senility in aging homeschooling parents: Does it decline with increased homeschooling years?” My hypothesis: the longer years we homeschool, the higher likelihood we have of developing neural networks in the adult brain; therefore, lower incidence of senility. Ok, so it’s a … Continue reading

top 10 charmed blogs 2017
homeschooling / homesteading

top 10 charmed blogs 2017

We have had a massive shift this last year, beginning a homestead, establishing new leadership roles in our community, a couple kids transitioning into adultishness. We’re still loving our simple, small town life here in the southwestern mountains of Canada. Four of us are still homeschooling, I’m still writing here and writing even more behind the scenes. Not surprisingly, my … Continue reading

homeschool fine arts study
academics / art study / homeschooling

homeschool fine arts study

As a home educating mom, I can enlarge my interests as my children are being educated. Fine arts is definitely one of my interests. A departure from a typical public education, I’m eager to expand our repertoire into classical music, fine art, and traditional literature. These interests definitely originate with me. I didn’t attend a fine art’s … Continue reading