Unexpected Lessons from the Life of Fred Math Books

Embarking on a Life Of Fred journey is like stepping into the mind of a 5-year-old. Granted, he’s an incredibly intelligent 5-year-old, but a 5-year-old, none-the-less. Five-year-old minds have a tendency to jump from one thing to another. They don’t look at life like subjects that must be compartmentalized. Everything is learning. Math, science, grammar, spelling, history, geography…why separate them? Fred… View Post

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Poppy Book Club

One of our favorite parts of homeschool is our book club. While I don’t host all of our book clubs, the year usually starts at our home. This year we are have two book clubs. The older group is for upper elementary to middle school girls. After hearing many great reviews of the book Poppy, I decided it would be… View Post

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A Day in the Life of a Homeschooler: Toddler Edition

Several years ago, dear husband and I made the not-so-difficult decision to stop reproducing. Those dreams of having a brood of six or more children frolicking through our home mimicking the von Trapp children were crushed by the reality that our children were (for lack of a better analogy) more like Gremlins. They refused to sleep through the night willingly,… View Post

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