Category: Homeschool Days

Our Incredible Journey of Giftedness

One of these days I am going to go back and read all of the posts I’ve written on this blog. I am so grateful I wrote them so Madison and I can go back at any time and read the wonderful times and…

Madison’s Gifted Educational Jumps

During the time I have homeschooled Madison I have noticed that she makes major educational jumps. They are hard to explain. When she learns things she ‘jumps’ five times ahead of what she’s learned. They aren’t just jumps, they’re big jumps. I’ve had to…

Jumping Through Hoops

Madison loves to create. Especially when it comes to nature. She builds things with mud and leaves and sticks. Someday I am sure I’ll understand why she has done this since she could walk. But for now I don’t try to make sense of…

The Straw That Broke the Camel’s Back

When Madison went to public school I saved all of her papers. Every single one. It’s a good thing she only attended Kinder and First Grade. 😉 I went though all of these papers recently to throw away the ones that I didn’t want…

Homeschooling a Radically Accelerated Profoundly Gifted Child

Raising Madison has been a trip. She’s a trip. There’s no other way to explain it really. In a nutshell, I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to homeschool her. I had no idea what she could accomplish…

A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco

At the beginning of April, we took a quick weekend trip to College Station, TX to attend Physics Fest at Texas A&M. We pass through Waco, TX on our way so I decided we’d stop and visit things we have had on our bucket…

Gifted Homeschooling Curriculum Update February 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure policy. Here is an update on what Madison is currently learning by subject. 🙂 Math: We began using ALEKS in October and it is working very well for Madison. This is the first…

Washington D.C. Day 7

Day 7 was our last day in Washington D.C. Jeff took Madison back to the Museum of Natural History while I got everything packed up. She insisted on going back to the butterfly garden again. 😂 They stopped to take pictures along the National…

Washington D.C. Day 2

Madison had to get a picture of her on Madison Drive. 😉 We started out day 2 with a docent tour of the National Archives Museum. We saw the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. The best part pf this…

Gifted Homeschooling Update September 2017

The past month has been a whirlwind. We have mainly focused on Madison’s online Intro to Composition class and completing US History II. I feel that writing is a basic need for every other subject. It is a life skill. I wasn’t able to…

Our Homeschool Curriculum and Activities for 2017-2018

Here we go on our fourth year of homeschooling! I have finally learned that I always have a plan or an idea for a plan for what we are going to do for the year curriculum wise and then it ALWAYS changes. So here…

And Then It Was May

Life has been a whirlwind the past couple of months. Not just for me, but many others as well.  At the end of March, Madison was accepted into the Davidson Young Scholar Program. Along with her testing it has opened many doors and is…

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