My College Kid

  Welp, we got him all moved in. This was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. We (I) had fun putting things together in his dorm. It was kind of my last chance to “Mom” him for a while. This super flattering picture was me trying to get him to take a photo with me in his room. Obviously, he was a little resistant. That kid. The first night was terrible. The subsequent days have … Read more…

Oh My Word . . . In Three Days, Oscar Leaves For College

  In roughly 39 hours, I’m delivering my oldest son to his future home- college. Each night, for just over two weeks now, as I lay in bed at night I count the days until Oscar leaves. 10 sleeps . . . 7 sleeps . . . 3 sleeps. Last night I counted to three. Just three. I shook my head and counted again, and then again. We went to new student orientation about two months ago and … Read more…

SAT Prep with No-Nonsense Algebra (Review)

  This year brings the second round of college prep in our homeschool. My oldest graduated last year and will be leaving for college in just under two weeks. I’m incredibly excited for him, but at the same time, my mommy heart keeps having panic attacks. He’ll be fine. I’ll be fine. Right??? Anyway, so this year my daughter is doing a combo 9th/10th grade so we can knock out high school in three years … Read more…

Teaching Greek In Your Homeschool

  We received Hey, Andrew! Teach Me Some Greek! – Level 3 Set from Greek ‘n’ Stuff for review. I wasn’t homeschooled, but my younger siblings were. There’s a bit of an age gap between me and them, like 17 years. When she started homeschooling them, honestly, I thought she was crazy. Homeschooling wasn’t near as prevalent as it is today, and little did I know that I would soon jump on that bandwagon myself! Anyway, I remember walking past … Read more…