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

Turtle Courses. Reflections, K Week 30

Elizabeth and I wrapped up the farm unit this week, all except one last bit of writing in her journal.  It was a fun yet busy week, both around school and in general. On Monday, we made little ‘animalitos.’  The … Continue reading

Of Domestic and Wild Animals: Present and Prehistoric. Reflections, K Week 28

Animals have definitely been on the fore-front this week, from those that roam the outdoors today, to those that live on farms, all the way to those that lived millions of years ago!  It was a wild week! On Wednesday, … Continue reading

I Forget That Not Everyone Supports Homeschooling – Good Thing I Don’t Care. Reflections, K Week 26

I do forget sometimes that not everyone supports homeschooling, and I’m always baffled every time a situation arises with someone who doesn’t.  Or rather, I’m always unprepared and don’t recognize their response as such, don’t expect it at all.  I’ve had a … 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

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

Colorful Affirmations. Reflections, K Week 21

I think, when I look back over this past week, the thing that stands out most in my mind is the countless hours that Elizabeth colored.  I personally love to color and colored in my little-kid Disney coloring books through … Continue reading

Stories and Sickies. Reflections, K Week 19

Both Elizabeth and I have been wrapped up in stories lately. As far as Elizabeth goes, I am left feeling very surprised, because, for the most part, I have long felt that what she told me was the truth as … Continue reading

Experiential Learning Makes for a Rich Life. Reflections, K Week 18

Experiential learning.  We’ve all heard the term, but not many of us actually know what it is.  I do know that I have been leading my child’s learning using it, though it may not have been a prominent part of my vocabulary. Wikipedia’s definition: … Continue reading