for the Love of Homeschooling

Well, things have not been going quite as planned this homeschooling year. I started out with great, epic plans for how the year would look. I had the whole year mapped out for each of the boys in their separate grade level work, and schedules written up, and plans for how we would cover all of the curriculum. It was a beautiful thing! Story-rich, full of games and art to introduce

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19. 10. 2014


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It’s been rainy here this last while- cool and wet with only short peeks of the sun between drizzle and torrential downpours. I don’t mind it, really. We’ve been getting out in it most days, and inside we are warm and busy with our days. There seems to be a lot  that is shifting and changing right now- new projects, new plans, new

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crater lake resized-1

This weekend we finally found our way back into the mountains. We had only the vaguest of “family time” plans for Equinox Sunday, but when the day dawned bright and beautiful we pulled out our stack of local maps and notes on hiking trails and decided on a trip into the hills. The boys are big enough now to move up a mountain on their own steam, and they were excited to do it, and babygirl is still pretty portable and her chubby little self adds

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