Homeschoolers do back to school a tad different than other families. Sure we need the regular pens, notebook paper, markers, crayons and other school supplies but these four things top the list of many homeschoolers during the back to school season. Curriculum – Homeschoolers shop for curriculum geared to the individual needs of each child. […]
It’s that time of year again for new pencils, crayons, backpacks, lunch boxes, clothes and the most important purchase for the new school year—shoes. A great pair of shoes can last all year or at least until the next growth spurt but the high quality shoes can be so expensive. Thankfully, Famous Footwear is running a fantastic back-to-school promotion this year to help students get a jump on their competition.
This summer we thought we’d buy an above ground pool but given the fencing requirements decided against it. We figured we’d just take advantage of the new year round indoor pool in town. Saturday was our first time at the pool and we had a blast. If you’re ever in our neighborhood, you should put […]
Drama King had another speech evaluation last week and his first real speech therapy session earlier this week. It appears he makes certain sounds with his throat and nose, sounds that you shouldn’t make with your throat or nose. The first sound he’ll be working on is S. He makes the S sound through his […]
Lots of things have been going on behind the scenes here at the homestead between summer reading programs, free movies at our local theater, year end school assessments, and finally getting the settlement check for the accident lawsuit that resulted in my spinal fusion.
Science was my never my favorite subject. I could work algebra problems all day but I avoided science like the plague. Then my 7th grade science teacher changed my views, if only for that year. He made science fun with crazy experiments, over the top displays, and lots of group projects. Now that we’ve taken […]