Category: Homeschool Days

A New Year – Learning to Prioritize 

   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…

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…

Our Plan for Gifted Homeschooling 2015 – 2016 – Our New Morning Routine

This post has affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more information. Last year, our first year of homeschooling I thought I had a plan, but with hindsight being 20/20, I really didn’t. This year I feel much better about what will work…

Validation of Choosing to Homeschool a Gifted Child

I know when I started homeschooling there was a significant amount of doubt from everyone around me. When I was trying to figure out if I should pull Madison from public school to homeschool her, her AP said, “I wouldn’t recommend that.” My mom…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Second and Third Week of July 2015

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy here. After much thought and prayer, we made the decision to withdraw Madison from the Makarios Learning Community. Even though it will be a great environment and community for others, we just felt…

Why Did I Choose to Homeschool Instead of Sending My Daughter to an Elite Private School?

This is one of the most common questions Jeff and I receive when friends hear that we declined sending out daughter to a private school.  It really baffles people that we would chose to homeschool over sending Madison to a private school. It’s a…

On Fire

Madison is ‘On Fire’ with her Redbird Mathematics lessons. She has kept the fire status bar for two and half lessons and counting! She not only hasn’t lost it, but her lessons have gone by faster when she has gotten all the answers correct…

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