Tag Archives: homeschooling

Advent Calendar

Today was rainy and I decided it was a good time to do a family craft and start an Advent tradition. I got out my scraps, scissors, glue, ribbon and cut 24 flannel squares which all the kids and I … Continue reading

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Fun at the farm

I’ve hit my monthly upload limit for xanga so I can’t post any more photos from our trip up to the apple orchard… but you can check the rest of the photos out in my facebook album.

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Child Labor

How sweet it is!

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SHE CAN READ!

Yes, it finally happened. A combination of starfall.com and Leapfrog and Sesame Street DVDs for the last 2 years, and Miriam is now sounding out short-voweled words. Just now, she went through the entire book “Zac the Rat” on starfall.com … Continue reading

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Well, I never got a nap yesterday because the lady from Pearson Learning called me back about the phonics curriculum I am buying for Miriam. She kept saying that a child should not start the learning to read program until … Continue reading

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