I am going to do a day-in-the-life series on what a school day looks like at our house. We have a routine we follow. Rather than describing our routine in general terms or trying to cover an entire day in a single post, I’m going to do a series of snapshots that pick up from […]
Category Archive for 'Homeschooling'
When people ask me why we homeschool, my answer is simple: I was homeschooled for my first year of school, and it was the most fun year of school I had until I got to college. That’s not to say I had a bad education. Every single day of my education from grade school through […]
This morning I was sitting quietly on the couch (upstairs) while the boys were playing downstairs. All of a sudden there was this loud crash [think: someone falling down the stairs while carrying a toy in their hands and landing on it somehow at the bottom] followed by agonizing screaming from Ben. I went rushing […]
Well, we seem to be doing pretty well with our daily routine. We made supper, washed the dishes, and did baths before Steve got home from work. The house wasn’t as tidy as I wanted it to be, but it was a far more peaceful evening than usual. We were able to spend the evening […]
I am trying to review our schedules and find ideas online and come up a new routines that incorporate Ben more into what I’m doing so he isn’t so bored all the time. When I tell people that sometimes it seems like he’s bored, the suggestion is always to send him to preschool. But say […]
Sometimes the best way to solve problems is indirectly. The spitting thing? Based on my scientific observations (ha! ha!), it’s only a problem when Ben is bored. Keep him busy and spitting isn’t a problem. Yes, boredom is an issue we have with Ben right now. I never had that problem when I was his […]