Unlike the public school folks, homeschoolers can start a bit later. And today, one day after Labor Day, seemed fitting to get started with Grade 10. Generally I schedule for the week over the previous weekend. This lets me plan ahead, juggle a schedule, fit in field trips and appointments, as well as meetings and … Continue reading First Day of Homeschool
We passed the 9th grade, and now enjoy our summer vacation. Many homeschoolers continue to learn through the summertime, but I wanted to enjoy something of a vacation for a while. This means no homeschool planning for a month. This is vacation for me. Since we switched from the Board of Education reviews, the experience … Continue reading Homeschool Update: We passed 9th grade
Oh spring, how I’ve missed you! We finally see warm weather, even being warmed by the sun. The Crocus blooms in the back yard, and my dog decided it’s a great time to shed. I can’t tell you how happy I am to see the snow and ice gone. Updates to my life include self-learning … Continue reading Adventures in 3D and D.C.
This month, I’ve been welcomed into the local Score.org chapter. And what is Score, you may be asking. Well. it is a small business group comprised of business owners and retired business people who volunteer their time and skills to help other business owners. They mentor on things like marketing, or if you need help with accounting, or … Continue reading Adventures in Score.org and homeschool parties
Its not easy becoming a Silhouette Portrait Master. There’s some level of trial-and-error in the process, but I suppose that goes with learning anything. Here I’ve made a t-shirt, realizing after I didn’t really center it as well as I should. I like the design, and have since found a chart online that gives the … Continue reading Some craft projects, and aviation museum trip
Since the homeschool review, and passing, I’ve felt so incredibly relaxed and stress-free. I still have oodles of things to do, such as work-related things and projects I do, but nothing saps my energy like the stress of a review. I think there’s also this weight lifted from me, where I don’t feel as though … Continue reading Stress free and creative projects
I’ve been frustrated beyond belief with the Board of Education review for the past year or so. I’ve mentioned this before, and still haven’t figured out why our reviewer became such a hardass. All I know is that education became this grueling, tedious, boring process of working my son on things he wasn’t really interested … Continue reading Homeschool should be funschool