This year, as I try to embrace a more Charlotte Mason style in our homeschool, I decided to commit to nature study. I have attempted nature study in the past but, I must admit, that we have never really gotten past the first month or so. I thought that this was because I didn't fully … Continue reading Nature Study, Simplified
As homeschoolers, we have all made a decision to go against the grain. We know what it's like to question tradition, and forge our own paths. Over the last few years, I have learned that even within the comfortable community of homeschool families, we can find ourselves under enormous amounts of pressure to join up … Continue reading 2016, A Brave New School Year
Last year was our fifth year homeschooling and, as the year came to a close, I found myself feeling...bored. I usually love the springtime. With spring comes new curriculum catalogs and all the hopes and dreams for the next year. But this time I just didn't feel that same excitement. I had become bored in … Continue reading How I Reignited My Passion for Homeschooling
When Dominique and I were trying to name our new blog, she suggested Sowing in the Morning, the first line of the lovely old hymn "Bringing in the Sheaves." I loved it! Partly, because it reminded me of the hymns we sang at our little church back in Georgia and partly, to be honest, because … Continue reading What Am I Sowing in My Homeschool?