OK...so I haven't even looked at my blog in months....even forgot the web address. I decided to delve back in and saw several posts that apparently, I was too lazy to post. Here is one! Some may mark the beginning of Summer with the completion of testing or school or even the hotter temperatures and … Continue reading Summer Is Just Another Fresh Hell!
After spending over a decade in law enforcement, victim services and social work, we circled the wagons and brought our kids home from public school. Now, we are on year five. After the first years, we learned to lay to rest all of those good intentions of facilitating unrealistic goals of growth, having tri-lingual kids, and … Continue reading Around Here Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer.
Some say that February is the hardest teaching month of the year. As a homeschooling mom, I tend to agree. All the built-in breaks of the holidays are over, with no end in sight. As a homeschooling mom, we hope to recoop lost time from the holidays and this battles with the kids being overwhelmed … Continue reading Thoughts from a Deranged Homeschooling Mom!
So a few months ago my Facebook news feed was overrun with pictures and celebrations of little angels receiving numerous school awards. This week, it's overrun with first day of school pictures. Facebook has led us to a point that we broadcast every praise bestowed upon us or our little petite ya-yas. We are a homeschooling … Continue reading I Am As Nervous As A Long Tail Cat In A Room Full Of Rocking Chairs.
It's that time of year when us homeschooling moms sit down with our computers, laptops, paper, pencils, laminators, sticky notes, highlighters, etc and plan a new year. We do research, we poll our friends, we beg guidance from strangers, and we contemplate our sanity for pursuing yet another year. We design lesson plans, calendars and … Continue reading That Dog Won’t Hunt
As I enter my second semester of my fourth year homeschooling, I finally need to just rant. If I had a nickel for every time I hear that "there is no way that I have the patience to homeschool my kid(s)," or "my kids wouldn't survive in homeschool," I wouldn't need to keep buying lottery … Continue reading Are Your Eyes Brown?