The new school year is fast approaching. Here are my top 5 Things I Must Do to feel prepared! Finalize our schedule: It takes me a long time to get to a place where I can finalize our schedules. My goal is to have this done at least one week prior to our 1st day… Read More 5 Things I Do Before the School Year Starts
Homeschooling is what I call good – hard work. To help keep me going, I started looking for reasons, little reasons, to remind myself why I continue to home school. These reasons hit me sometimes quite out of the blue — or sometimes, like Reason #1 — it can come to me early in the… Read More Reason #4: Because Learning Can Happen Anywhere
What a wonderful idea, a homeschool meet & greet! I always have many folks who are interested in finding out what this homeschooling thing is all about – those who are thinking about it for their own children and those who are not. I think this is a brilliant way to allow people an opportunity… Read More My Homeschool Meet and Greet — Camie’s Cozy Corner
It has been a long time since I wrote a blog. My last post was actually on March 30th of this year. I woke up this morning with that on my mind – the fact that it had been so long since I did something that truly brings me joy. What happened? It wasn’t until… Read More When Things Fall Apart…Get Some Peeps!
As much as any of us don’t ever want to experience a less than thrilled student, it happens. Matter of fact it has been happening the past two days and it seems as though we can’t get into a good groove. Thankful for the wisdom and reminders A Homeschool Mom offers us all in her… Read More When The Kids Are Less Than Excited About School — A Homeschool Mom
It is that time of year again where I organize binders and complete reports for our Portfolio Review. Now for those of you who live in a state or county that requires Portfolio Reviews you know exactly what I am talking about. For those homeschooling families that have no clue what a Portfolio Review is,… Read More Unexpected Words at My Portfolio Review
For the past year my husband has been teaching my oldest daughter, Lela, math. She would wake up at 5:30 a.m. and head downstairs to have her lesson before her father went to work. This arrangement was a blessing to me. I struggled teaching 5th grade math and the thought of having to deal with… Read More Between a Rock & Hard Place