Category: Homeschool Days

Exercise 

​​ A friend told me today that she read an article that kids should have 3 hours of physical activity a day. I was very intrigued so I googled it.  Sure enough, we should aim for 120 minutes of physical activity a day…15 minutes… Continue Reading “Exercise “

Chemistry Madison’s Way

This year I have introduced the Periodic Table to Madison. In our curriculum it has pages she can color and cut and paste and make a book of elements. This is one of those things I thought we could ‘whip through quickly.’  Nope. This… Continue Reading “Chemistry Madison’s Way”

Reading Our Way Through United States History

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. In my last update on United States history we ended at the Colonial Era. That was back in April and I wanted to share a list of books Madison has… Continue Reading “Reading Our Way Through United States History”

Our Journey

I started this blog to help advocate for gifted children and I still do and plan to continue, but along the way I realized how much Madison has evolved and changed. This blog helps me realize how far we have come as well as… Continue Reading “Our Journey”

Electives, Projects and Extracurricular Activities for Fall 2016 Homeschool

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. This year we are trying a new scheduling system. We are going to work on core curriculum Monday – Thursday and on Fridays we are going to leave it open… Continue Reading “Electives, Projects and Extracurricular Activities for Fall 2016 Homeschool”

Fall 2016: Core Gifted Curriculum for Homeschool

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. Madison finished up her summer with a lot of wonderful camps and good books. She attended Catholic Kidz Camp and took Cooking and Scratch through the Coppell Gifted Association. She… Continue Reading “Fall 2016: Core Gifted Curriculum for Homeschool”

Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2016-2017

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. We are embarking on our 3rd year of homeschooling this year. The plan this year is to not have a plan. I had a plan and now it’s scratched. I’m… Continue Reading “Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2016-2017”

What We’re Doing Now – Science 

Up until now, we have solely been using the science curriculum from Moving Beyond the Page. We have really liked it and Madison has learned a lot, but I also skipped some of the basics throughout, because it wasn’t the right season or because… Continue Reading “What We’re Doing Now – Science “

DFW Speech and Debate 

Madison took a summer camp through DFW Speech and Debate last year and loved it. This past Spring she decided she wanted to join the DWF Speech and Debate Club. To join, you needed to have participated in a summer camp and had to… Continue Reading “DFW Speech and Debate “

Colorado – A Vacation to Remember 

Last month we decided to switch things up a bit and take a quick vacation to Colorado Springs, CO. It is my birthplace and I loved going back to visit when I as a child, so we decided to take advantage of the off… Continue Reading “Colorado – A Vacation to Remember “

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