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Oak Meadow Curriculum

Our Oak Meadow curriculum FINALLY came in the mail. I’ve been super excited to get this. Then I opened the syllabus and just couldn’t believe how incredibly LONG the introduction is. 82 more words


Why Classical Conversations Works for Us!

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We are nearing the end of our second year in the Classical Conversations Foundations program! 426 more words


What to do when homeschooling gets hard.

My husband and I have been talking about homeschooling a lot more lately.

We generally do that thing that I think a lot of homeschool families do, where he puts complete faith in me that I have read all the things, and listened to all the podcasts, and so he just assumes that I spin some kind of magic here while he is at work all day, like Mary Poppins in a ponytail and skinny jeans. 733 more words


Handcrafting High School: Year 1, Month 6

Oh my goodness! What a busy month February was for both Sean and me. There were times this month when I felt like I barely had time to breathe. 2,059 more words


Flex time

Maybe you’ve read about grit, which education researcher Angela Lee Duckworth defines as “the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward very long-term goals.” Duckworth delivered a very popular… 443 more words


I Just Can't Do It...And My Husband Agrees!

What do you do if your husband is…less than supportive in homeschooling the kids? I’ve heard this before. Now, if your husband is vehemently anti-homeschooling, then you have a major conflict that you will have to work through. 773 more words


What? You're a TEENAGER??

Recently my teenage daughter and I listened to someone give a dry run of a speech about education. The speaker talked about his experiences teaching at a public high school. 323 more words