Weeks Like That

Every week has its own joys and sorrows.  But as we head toward the end of the school year, or at least the official public school year, we homeschoolers often end up scrambling to get the rest of the work done. Whether dictated to us by state standards, or by a book on what every…

Day in the Life: Chaos Theory

“As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain, and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality.”–Albert Einstein I’m Andrea, the mom of four kids, 24,19,16 and 14.  The first two are girls, public-schooled and in college or graduated.  The second two are boys, homeschooled…

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

The title may be cliche, but I can think of nothing truer about homeschooling.  You have to grab the opportunities (for learning) as they come.  And man, they are coming fast and furious! I am, of course, referring to our new President and everything that has occurred in this past year or two.  I know…

Going Back Home

Homeschooling has been on the back burner during the holidays.  Not that I ever hear any complaints.  I recently asked my son if he wanted to go back to high school. This past  fall he  attended an accelerated high school program, but,  like many of his fellow former homeschoolers, he wasn’t there for long. In…