It’s that time of year again, and we are all gathering supplies, checking or favorite websites and bloggers for inspiration, maybe flipping through a few catalogs or looking at some magazines for inspiration. I’ve been through this a time or two (or fifteen) now and I thought I could share some of the lessons I’ve […]
So you’re gonna homeschool….
It’s very exciting, those weeks of anticipation before you begin homeschooling for the first time. The boxes of books are coming in the mail, you’ve read a few inspiring books to help you along. You’ve bought a few bookcases and maybe a table or desk. It’s a lot of fun to get geared up for […]
Lemons to Lemonade; Save Your Day With These 10 Phrases
You know how it is, you are having a bad day and you see no way of salvaging it. So life has handed you lemons today but rather than throwing up your hands and abandoning the whole thing try using one of these phrases to change the situation and see if you can sweeten […]
Fun Math Fridays…
Fun? Math? Really? Let's say more fun than usual. In these dark snowy days of late winter (good heavens has it been cold here) it's fun to just change the routine and take the subject that generates the least enthusiasm and change it up. On occasional Fridays we take a break from the math […]
Ever Lack Motivation?
I woke up to a beautiful fall day. The sun was shining brightly, I was up early and had my prayer time as well as some time for coffee with my dear husband and to read the paper. Still I was experiencing a distinct case of ennui. I just wasn't feeling it today. I lingered […]