Tag: Homeschool

Washington D.C. Day 5

On Day five of our Washington D.C vacation we had a wonderful visit with family in the area. It was great to catch up and spend time. In the evening we decided to go to the World War II Memorial. Madison also worked on… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 5”

Washington D.C. Day 4

On Day 4 of our Washington D.C. vacation we visited Ford’s Theater. It has changed a lot since I went when I was 12! They now have a museum that you go through first. It was amazing! We opted for the audio companion as… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 4”

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… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 2”

Washington D.C. Day 1

This trip was very busy, but very rewarding. We had booked the airfare for this trip months in advance at a very good price. Finding a hotel was challenging, but in the end we feel we picked the perfect one within our price range.… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 1”

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… Continue Reading “Gifted Homeschooling Update September 2017”

A Girl and Her Love of Chess

Madison has always ‘liked’ chess, but recently she has engulfed herself in it. The past six months she has taken her love for chess to a much higher level. Madison discovered chess tournaments at North Texas Chess Academy. She participated and learned how to… Continue Reading “A Girl and Her Love of Chess”

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… Continue Reading “And Then It Was May”

February 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This month was a lighter month as far as activities go. Madison decided she wanted to join Homeschool Band and play the clarinet so we added one more weekly activity to the list. She enjoys practicing and does it on her own, so it’s… Continue Reading “February 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update”

January 2017 Book List

 *This post contains affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure policy for more details. We didn’t really make it through too many books on the bookshelf this month. The majority were either checked out from the library or Madison re-read. But that’s ok,… Continue Reading “January 2017 Book List”

December 2016 Book List Update

Madison is continuing to work her way through the bookshelf. I have chosen the easier books first, so she is reading a lot for now, but as they get harder there will be fewer. Her all time favorite was the Emily Windsnap series. We… Continue Reading “December 2016 Book List Update”

%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this:
%d bloggers like this: