Month: April 2016

What We Are Doing Now: History and Geography

We continue along on our own path for learning American History. I am not following a curriculum for this, because I could not find one that I liked that covered everything that I wanted to cover in chronological order and that was age appropriate…

CBS Scorpion is an Inspiration for Gifted Children

We are enjoying the second season of Scorpion on CBS. The current season has hit home as a parent of gifted child. Why? Because with the action and far fetched plot that appeal to the ‘general public,’ this TV series has much more of…

What We Are Doing Now: English

English: We are still using Nessy as a our reading program. For handwriting, Madison just started the 4th grade cursive from Handwriting Without Tears. I am now requiring that she writes everything in cursive. I really think doing sit ups and supermans everyday has…

What We Are Doing Now – Math

I decided to break up posts into chunks by subject regarding what we have tried and what we are doing now. It would have been a very long post otherwise.  Math: We were doing Redbird Math. I didn’t feel like it covered everything we…

March and April 2016 MusingsĀ 

And it’s already April… I’m not sure how time flies so quickly. It must be because we’re having so much fun. šŸ˜œ At the end of March, Madison enjoyed taking a homeschool class at the Dallas Museum of Art that focused on Egyptian Art….

Support and EncouragementĀ 

It’s amazing how support and encouragement can mean so much. It means just as much from those that ‘get it’ as it does from those that may not, but genuinely want to support you and your child regardless. I have been blessed by total…

Family

   Family is so important. But, unfortunately some don’t realize what the true definition of family means. There are apparently different definitions for everyone. So I am going to base this post off of what family means to me. What I was taught and…

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