Welcome, Friends!

Hello, dear visitor!  I am so glad that you’ve come to join me and to help me celebrate the “Grand Opening” of this, my cozy little corner of the Internet.  I’ve been blogging for just a little while over in another space, but decided it was time to make a fresh start and realign my focus […]

The Next Thing

One of the things that I have recently found to be a crushing burden of homeschool (for me, for now) is the feeling of needing to “finish” something in a given time.  I fear that if I don’t finish it, my kids will be “behind”.  I fear that if I don’t finish it, I will […]

Flu and Freedom

After Hazel’s surgery, Matt got the flu.  And then he kindly shared it with each of us in turn.  I thought I had the worst of it Saturday, Sunday and Monday.  I was wrong.  Tuesday was so bad I had to ask Matt to stay home from work.  Yesterday I was just barely well enough […]

The Slow Trickle of Math Change

From the beginning, we’ve use the Abeka Arithmetic series.  And honestly, the truth is that I really like it.  Full disclosure: I’ve only ever purchased and used the student (consumable) books and the answer key, so I really can’t speak to the teachers’ guides or how they recommend you teach a concept, what learning activities […]