Category: Homeschool Days

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… Continue Reading “What We Are Doing Now: History and Geography”

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… Continue Reading “What We Are Doing Now: English”

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.… Continue Reading “March and April 2016 MusingsĀ “

I’m in a HurryĀ 

I debated if I should write another post that is based off a song since it’s kind of cheesy, but then I realized it’s a phase I’m in and so I hope everyone can bear with me. šŸ˜‚ Madison and I had a blast… Continue Reading “I’m in a HurryĀ “

True Colors

   I came across a song recently that I loved ‘back in the day.’ It really made think. It may seem very cheesy, but the song True Colors by Cyndi Lauper made me think of my daughters.  We only have one shot at raising… Continue Reading “True Colors”

Caring for My Environment

Madison is working on her Caring for My Environment badge today for American Heritage Girls. She took a hike and picked up trash along the way. Many of the items were recyclable so she placed them in our recycle bin when we got home.… Continue Reading “Caring for My Environment”

Madison’s American Heritage Girls Level Award

American Heritage Girls is a national character development organization for girls that embraces Christian values and encourages family involvement. Madison is very proud to be part of such a wonderful organization. Madison is a Tenderheart this year and will bridge to become an Explorer… Continue Reading “Madison’s American Heritage Girls Level Award”

Homeschooling in 2016

Every year brings a new beginning. This year brings more flexibility. Madison has her own goals set and those are enough to fill our days in itself. She still needs the basics though. We will continue with Nessy.com. It has been such a blessing.… Continue Reading “Homeschooling in 2016”

A New Year – Learning to PrioritizeĀ 

   The one thing I am blessed with as a homeschooler is having too many opportunities. I have had to learn to prioritize and to do what Madison is interested in as well as broaden her horizons.  I guess in a way I am… Continue Reading “A New Year – Learning to PrioritizeĀ “

Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2015 – 2016 – English/Language Arts, Reading and Spelling

This post has affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more information. I am working hard this year to be prepared and have a plan on everything I would like to cover in September, October, November and December. I am going to break… Continue Reading “Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2015 – 2016 – English/Language Arts, Reading and Spelling”

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