Slowly the rhythms for this fall seem to be coming together. I tend to have a vision for the year but I plan seasonally — or if I do plan for the year, I end up scrapping most of it by the time the current season is waning. In the morning we focus on math [...]
Archive for August, 2006
(an old post I wrote about how to use a literature theme approach in a homeschool with more than one child). I think you CAN teach them the same topic if that works out. I taught two of my kids together for a long time until one of them starting feeling too competitive with the [...]
As usual, I find out what I am thinking when I’m writing (so what am I doing when I’m just sitting around???) I wrote a post in response to a question about streamlining the homeschool curriculum and in doing so defined pretty much the essence of our homeschool, such as it is. Once Leonie sent [...]
At Saturday vigil mass I met up with someone whom I’d met before at the West Coast Catholic CM campout. She and her family were up camping in this area with a church group and had not known we lived up here. So on Sunday we went over to our local lake to [...]
Sunday we brought Liam back to college. A long trip; takes 10 hours in all, so we didn’t get back until 12 hours after we left. Monday was a quiet day….. recovering. Tuesday, Sean was really sick with a fever and chills and aches. Wednesday, Aidan had his physical therapy appointment in town, so we [...]
Here are the Seven Saboteurs of my Seven Habits for Effective Homeschooling. (anyone seen the Seven Samurai? It’s a family favorite) I thought I would post them here to remind me where I usually fall off the wagon. I don’t do these all every day, or rarely! and once in a while one or two [...]
Good reminder for me from Mental Multivitamin. HT: Cindy of DominionFamily Speaking of finding time, if you have happened to wonder why I haven’t been blogging ….
Great post on teens by Cajun Cay.
I have gotten behind on updating my journal here. Partly it is because our days seem to follow a fairly predictable pattern, so I was finding myself writing the same sorts of things again and again. I think in future, unless we get into a very different pattern of life, I’ll focus more on the [...]