Category Archives: skoolin'

Caleb’s Short Stories

(he had to write a story this week for his Writing Class in our weekly Co-op. It was to be solely based an a three box comic strip picture they were given. I thought it was pretty clever, for eleven years old!) … Continue reading

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Our first High School student…

Josiah does his school work independently. He starts early and likes to work in his bedroom, at his own desk, with his own computer, without little brothers chatter to interrupt or distract. The cat is welcome company, however. On this day … Continue reading

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a rare snow day

Last Thursday, it snowed. Aren’t those fat flakes lovely? Yet it is such an uncommon occurrence for our climate, that it has everyone who lives here go into full panic mode. The media were issuing warnings for days. When it … Continue reading

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my son, the new Dave Barry

Caleb cracks us up. daily. Today, he wrote this little news report for his Writing class at Co-op and I had to share it with you all…it is loosely based on the Aesop’s Fable “The Crow and the Pitcher” which … Continue reading

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a new school year.

Planning, and it takes a lot of spreading out to plan! Once again, I am so glad we put in this giant island. Edjumakation. We are in it, now. If you aren’t a homeschool Mom? This probably won’t interest you, but … Continue reading

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no Barbies in this house!

For part of handwriting practice, sometimes I have the boys write a letter. A few weeks ago, Sam decided to write  hate mail, to “Barbie”. If that gets him enthusiastic enough to fill  paper with chicken scratch? I am all for it! He … Continue reading

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more school talk

Hey Brenda, it’s November! How is school going? Well, thanks for asking! How sweet of you. Yes, it’s had a few delays this fall but we have been clipping right along despite that… What do you think of your curriculum … Continue reading

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