Slowly but Surely. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Weeks 8 & 9.

Mid-August – that’s incredible!  I can’t believe that it is August 12 already! At the end of July, we took a week off of homeschooling, not really because I had intended to, but because we were busy. That week we … Continue reading

Reflect and Liberate. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Week 7

Whereas we were getting about 3 days of school in at first, suddenly it’s more like one. What has changed? Probably that we have been busy every weekend with something. I had also been contemplating grad school, but per advice … Continue reading

Dreams, Cloud Shapes, Cats, and Caterpillars. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Weeks 5 & 6

Looking back on the last two weeks, I don’t feel like much formal schooling was done, yet I remind myself that at one point I had considered unschooling and really we’re doing lots of other things outside of the book … Continue reading

Hopeful. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Week 4.

We didn’t squeak in a whole lot of school this week, actually that it was Elizabeth’s first week of summer vacation took some getting used to.  It has thrown off scheduling because we can do bath’s at any time that … Continue reading

Identifying Areas To Improve Upon. Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Week 3

Week three done already!  It feels like we’ve been at this for much longer than that!  Paul is into it, he asks to do his “homework” just as sister had to do her’s during the school year.  I love that … Continue reading

Back To It! Reflections, Paul’s Pre-K, Weeks 1 & 2

I am so excited!  I have decided to homeschool Paul for pre-k and we started last week! He is old enough that he would be entering pre-k for the 2017-2018 year, but I just don’t think he is ready to be in school all day.  … Continue reading

Single-Parent Homeschool: Time vs. Money, Money vs. Time. Reflections, K Week 27

I figured out the question, finally.  I figured out the answer as well. I know myself.  I know when I’m trying to make a decision – a big one. It has felt that way over the past few weeks, though what … Continue reading

Is it Working? Reflections, K Week 25

I feel like I’m at some kind of cross-roads right now; as though I am needing to make some sort of decision, I just don’t know entirely what the question is. I feel like this goes across the board, but … Continue reading

Mommy’s Hopes and Dreams. (Self-)Reflections, K Weeks 23 and 24

I am at two weeks for posting, and I’ve got nothing – nothing!  Week 23 I had to go away for 4 days to TN with work, it was supposed to be a three day trip, but the snow stopped … Continue reading

Is it Time to Give Up Single Parent Homeschooling, or do I Struggle On? Reflections, K Week 22

Homeschooling as a single parent is a challenge.  Well, actually doing the homeschooling isn’t so much, but making it work financially is the challenge.  I can’t say that I am there yet, not making it by myself completely yet, after … Continue reading