Tag: homeschooling

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”

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”

Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft – Madison’s Egypt Video Tour

Madison loves Minecraft and it can becoming addicting for her. I was having a hard time balancing it for her until we came upon Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft. The lessons in Skcrafty compliment a lot of the lessons we have done or are planning on… Continue Reading “Skrafty Homeschool Minecraft – Madison’s Egypt Video Tour”

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Last Week in March 2015

I want to start this post out by saying how much I love the Redbird Advanced Mathematics course that Madison is doing. The reason I love it so much, is because she loves it so much. And maybe a little bit of it is… Continue Reading “Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Last Week in March 2015”

Our Week/Month of Gifted Homeschooling – March 2015

Over the past couple of weeks we have been fighting an awful cold. Here’s what we have been up to the past couple of weeks…. Madison completed the Understand Division and Use Mixed Operations to Solve Problems Units and has almost completed The Measurement:… Continue Reading “Our Week/Month of Gifted Homeschooling – March 2015”

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Fourth Week in February 2015

This week we experienced an ice and snow storm in Texas so Madison’s Homeschool class at the Perot Museum was canceled. It was a huge disappointment for her, but we got a lot of learning done, so it ended up working out.We happened to… Continue Reading “Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Fourth Week in February 2015”

February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum

Madison’s favorite place to visit (aside from Disney World) is our local Science Museum, the Perot. Each month they feature Discovery Days on the second Saturday of the month where families discover the fun of science together. You can try out real experiments, design… Continue Reading “February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum”

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day. On Tuesday we visited the Dallas Children’s Aquarium for Homeschool Day. It was perfect for Madison and she loved it! They handed out curriculum packets, had tables set up with activities and brought in live animals from the Dallas… Continue Reading “Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day”

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The First Week in February 2015

I had decided to blog by unit versus week and of course as soon as decide that, I realize this unit is really long and with all of the activities we have in the month of February it would be a really, really, really… Continue Reading “Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The First Week in February 2015”

My Favorite Blogs

I wanted to share my top three favorite blogs from people who provide a wealth of great information and share from their hearts. My favorite blog regarding giftedness is The Common Mom Facebook Twitter My favorite blog for homeschooling is The Homeschool Mom Blog… Continue Reading “My Favorite Blogs”

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