We’re Going Public!

In an unforeseen twist of COVID circumstances, we have decided that this is a perfect time to let our curious children experience public school! The same way that many other families were able to take advantage of distance learning to try out homeschooling, we are going to use the unique return to the classroom toContinue reading “We’re Going Public!”

Reasonable Expectations

In high school, my English class read the Dickens classic Great Expectations. Upon completion of the book, which we had not found quite as riveting as our teacher had, we took my friend’s copy to a large room and essentially played baseball with the book. While present day me is appalled at our casual destructionContinue reading “Reasonable Expectations”

Homeschooling a Crowd: Part 2; What to Do With Siblings During Lessons

When homeschooling a crowd, you will run into situations where you need to focus on a subject with one child, leaving you with the dilemma of what to do with siblings while you are doing lessons. Your child(ren) may take this opportunity to lose their ever-loving minds, so it is best to have a planContinue reading “Homeschooling a Crowd: Part 2; What to Do With Siblings During Lessons”

Homeschooling a Crowd: Part 1; How to Create Learning Groups

If you are going to homeschool several children, it makes life so much easier for you if you group your children for combined instruction where possible. As an added bonus, learning groups give your kids a classmate that they can talk with about what they are learning. So how can you create effective learning groupsContinue reading “Homeschooling a Crowd: Part 1; How to Create Learning Groups”


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