Homeschooling Happenings

This is where our “been-there-done-that” and  our “what the hell have we gotten ourselves into”  posts will appear.


today is the day... today is the day? Today is the day... Today is the day? Holy Crap.....TODAY IS THE DAY!!!!! I am ripping the band-aid

Warning – Part Rant and Part Proud Parent Moment!

In all her years of schooling, kiddo has never had anything less than an A in all her classes. Were we proud of her for those grades? Sure

Does it fit?

Sometimes no matter what you do, or how hard you try, things just don't fit. And, when things don't fit well, discomfort and even pain are normally very

Give Me A Minute – Got A Few Things To Say

Parenting, Giftedness, Education, Life...there will be no rhyme or reason to this post. It is what we, around here affectionately call "verbal vomit". (You know, when you really

Support, resources and advice were some of the first things I searched for when we started out. Maybe some of my footwork will be useful to you.


The “C” word… curriculum. What to choose? Where to start? All in one package? Unit Studies? Does it support my child’s learning strengths? Ack!!!! Curriculum can be intimidating (and expensive) and having to choose the right one can push many new homeschooling families into either an impulse buy or decision paralysis. Take a look at some of the discoveries we have made over the years,and see if any resonate with you and your family’s needs.

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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