Nature Study, Simplified

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


2016, A Brave New School Year

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

How I Reignited My Passion for Homeschooling

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