Curriculum Round-up Summer 2014

July 22, 2014

I’m in denial that our school year starts in just 3 short weeks.  I’m also in denial that I have a kid in high school.  When I started this blog I was a homeschool mom to a 2nd grader, a kindergartner, and a toddler.  And then I blinked. (That is my finger in the upper […]

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The Evaluation

July 9, 2014

At some point during the month of June, I schedule an evaluator to peruse my homeschooling journal and the kid’s portfolios.  If she gives her okiedokie, everyone is promoted to the next grade, and I breathe a huge sigh of relief. (We’ve never ever NOT received an okiedokie, but you know, there’s always THE CHANCE.) […]

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Musically Declined

July 8, 2014

We listen to a lot of music in our house as of late.  And by “we,” I mean the teenager and her sidekick, the tweenager.  If it were up to me, I’d go for All The Silence, because I may or may not have burned out the interior of my eardrums with headphones and cranked […]

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Art Attack

June 30, 2014

One of the subjects that I don’t really cover in our homeschooling journey, is art.  Even though I actually supported myself as an artist (air quotes) in Los Angeles (I painted walls and furniture), I cannot draw to save my life.  I never progressed much past Kindergarten. Thankfully my children inherited their artistic flair from […]

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June 23, 2014

As soon as we finished our school year (and by finished, I mean that we’re STILL doing Math, which makes me VERY popular with my students) we began Vacation Bible School at our church. Only one of my 3 children is still young enough to attend VBS.  So the elder two daughters volunteer their services […]

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