I‘m doing a lot of cleaning up of my websites and finding old blog posts that I never posted. This is one of them. Judging by the fact that I […]
On Being a Homeschool Mom with ADHD
This post is going to be all over the place because that’s how my thoughts are at present. But I feel really compelled to write right now. This isn’t a […]
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR CA HOMESCHOOLERS!
9/16/20–UPDATE: I was just alerted to the fact that the CDE’s PSA online form is now “Down for Maintenance”, so they were apparently wrong when they said it would be […]
Coronavirus Force you to Homeschool? Need Help?
I imagine you are probably pretty overwhelmed right now. It’s a scary time already with this pandemic…Then add to that, many of us were already financially struggling and this situation […]
A morning in the life of this ADHD homeschool mom
I just stumbled upon this blog post that I wrote last year but never finished and published. Our mornings have changed quite a bit since I wrote this (and never […]
Back to relaxed homeschooling
I wrote this post back in May, but never hit “publish”, for some reason….so, better late than never, right? 🙂 I’m predating it so it is posted in May on […]
Prime numbers activity
Here’s a great video illustrating how to teach children about prime numbers. I’m thinking we could draw a similar (smaller) chart on our driveway and use paper or pieces of […]
Children’s period games
So I recently thought of another idea to sprinkle into our learning…games and toys children played at the time we are studying about. So far I’m having a hard time […]
My advice to new homeschoolers
I recently posted this on an online homeschool group, in response to a mom that was just starting out at homeschooling and asking advice. She had mentioned that her son […]
Make a rain gauge out of a soda bottle
So I’m working on geography with my 6yr old, using a method that is supposed to be something Charlotte Mason would have approved of (it came out of the core […]
The “Exchange Change” Game
Here’s a great game for helping children learn about the value of coins. I’ve successfully used this with my daughter in the past (she’s now nearly 11), and now with […]
Week of Sept 26-Oct 1, 2011
Maeven Monday SOCIAL STUDIES: [openbook booknumber=”ISBN:0195095065″ templatenumber=”1″]Book 1, Ch 9 & 10 SCIENCE: Attended our first Currclick Lego Club (virtual class).Listening to/watching the instructor streaming live on her dad’s computer:The […]
Week of Sept 19-25, 2011
Maeven Monday LANGUAGE ARTS: Watched Word Girl Watched Martha Speaks Read Ch 1, Noun Pointers, of Painless Grammar Heard more of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix SOCIAL […]
Weekly Challenges, anyone?
I’m still pursuing the educational aspects and project ideas for Minecraft, as mentioned in one of my latest posts… But at the same time I’m also pursuing ways to use […]
Week of Sept 12-18, 2011
Maeven Monday LANGUAGE ARTS: Unit 1 in her handwriting workbook Watched PBS (Martha Speaks, vocabulary) MATH: Played Minecraft SOCIAL STUDIES: Chapter 5 of A History of US bk 1 (history) […]
Minecraft for homeschoolers?
Have you heard about Minecraft? My kids are ALLLLL about this game right now. I just found this article that has me on fire to make this game a part […]
Week of Sept 5-11, 2011
Maeven Monday Watched an episode of “How its Made” (science) Watched PBS (Curious George, science/math) Heard a chapter in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (language arts) Tuesday […]