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

Dispersing Milkweed Seeds. Reflections, K Week 12

I think I’ve finally had the inspiration for my children’s book!  And it comes, of all things, from my own amazing daughter.  Well, it should come as no surprise really.  She really is so amazing! She has been having a … Continue reading

Am I Audacious Enough to Unschool? Reflections, K Week 10

That which stands out most in my mind this week is the huge doubt I have that I will be able to continue homeschooling in the future.  This is so disappointing, just the thought of it. The position of the … Continue reading

Quilting for Kindergarteners. Reflections, K Week 9

Elizabeth and I began a new unit this week, centering on the book A Quilt Story by Tony Johnston and Tomie dePaola.  I must admit that I have found these last units much more intriguing than the first, really reaching … Continue reading