College Composition Prep With Lightning Literature (Review)

  Our homeschool is very eclectic, very delight-directed, and very chaotic. Well, okay, that’s our life in general, not just the school part, but I think you get the picture. What we study changes almost on a weekly basis, or at least the negotiables do. Our non-negotiables (reading, writing, and math) stay in focus throughout the year. For the past few weeks, Julia, my almost freshman, has been working with Hewitt Homeschooling‘s British Medieval Lightning Literature and Composition. We … Read more…

Our Summer Plans {2017}

  This June rounded out our sixth year of homeschooling. This year I had a senior, 8th grader, two kindergartners, a toddler, and a newborn. This was probably our most challenging year yet, we had all kinds of things going on! From trying to make sure my senior met college requirements, scholarships, and transcript crises to adjusting to a new baby, keeping the toddler busy with “tot school” so the others could do actual school, … Read more…

UnLock Geometry Review

  I’m going to be honest, math is my least favorite subject to teach. There’s something about it that brings out the ugly in me. I get frustrated, short, and eventually have to just walk away before I say something mean. It’s not that the kids are terrible at math, I’m just a terrible math teacher! Because of this, I’ve always opted for student lead math in the upper grades. Most recently, we had the … Read more…

American History With Rush Revere (Review)

american history with rush revere

  So this year, we studied American History. My kindergartners and I have read many historical-type picture books and did a ton of notebooking pages. My eighth grader also studied American History. While her studies looked a bit different, they too included a plethora of books. Most recently we’ve been reading through the Adventures of Rush Revere #1 New York Times Bestselling Book Series by Rush and Kathryn Adams Limbaugh. Actually, we received all five books in … Read more…

Internship For High School Credit (Review)

  Internship for High School Credit is a wonderful resource for parents who are homeschooling through high school. Written by Sherri Seligson and published by Apologia Educational Ministries, this spiral bound workbook is available for $33.00 on the Apologia website.  Internship For High School Credit Oscar is heading to college in the next couple of months, and oh how I wish I had this book a couple of years ago!!! He plans to major in Music Composition … Read more…