Category Archives: Homeschool

Teaching From Rest: Summer

There are days I am completely at rest with my plans and style of homeschooling.  AND there are days I am ….well…. a normal mom who panics and worries and stresses that I can’t possibly do it all. And those … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Homeschool Mom When…

You Know You’re a Homeschool Mom When…. You spend your Saturday morning drinking coffee and reading about earthworms…. Yeah-  I’m really wanting to get down and dirty….well, not really dirty, but…. THIS kid is so worth it! My library shelves … Continue reading

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Book Review: Teaching From Rest

Book Title:  Teaching From Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakeable Peace Author:  Sarah Mackenzie                                                                               Genre: Homeschooling; Education Pages:  89 Publisher: Classical Academic Press  (ClassicalAcademicPress.com) Why Did I Choose It?  I saw the advertisements for the book last year and,honestly,  the concept … Continue reading

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Winding Up Year One

We took a walk today…finally. One of the biggest things of the CM method I wanted to implement this year was nature walks and nature study.  And if I grade myself according to the quantity of time we actually spent … Continue reading

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Revising Course Requirements: 11th Grade

I know I haven’t written much lately. Part of my time has been spent  reading more about various aspects of Charlotte Mason homeschooling, Teaching from Rest – a VALUABLE book by Sarah Mackenzie – if you homeschool and you haven’t … Continue reading

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A note to say hello

I’m taking a few moments to just say hello to my faithful readers.  My time on the blog has been scarce as of late but I’m still here…. still writing, or at least THINKING and DREAMING of writing, even if … Continue reading

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Year One Homeschooling & Orthodoxy

As most of you know if you are following the blog, I’m using Ambleside Online as my guide through my first year of ‘officially’ homeschooling my youngest.  He’s 5.  We have homeschooled my two oldest children as well but I … Continue reading

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