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Halfway Through the Homeschool High School Year

As we approach the halfway mark in our homeschool year, I look at what we have accomplished and panic.  We are so far behind where I had hoped we would be!  It’s very stressful, this being behind, and years ago I used to pass that stress on to the kids.  Let’s work harder, let’s do […]

So Thankful to be Back!

Thank you, dear friends, for your encouragement and prayers.  I have rested and feel much better.  Medical testing is still going on, and though I was afraid at first, God has replaced the fear with trust and even joy. We had a lovely March Break.  The girls made chocolates and friendship bracelets and hemmed a […]

Fond Memories: Our 5 Kids’ Top 30 Homeschool Resources

My five children (ages 13-22) have gone through a huge range of curriculum in almost two decades of homeschooling, so when I asked the at-home crowd what their favorites had been, there was silence around the table.  They needed to think…and then they started to talk.  Later, when I emailed my oldest daughter, I got […]

Three Computer Games I Almost Always Allow

I’m over at the Curriculum Choice today writing about three computer games I almost always allow: I disapprove of screen time and, perhaps foolishly, long for the ‘good old days’ when we had no screens except the bug screens in our windows.  Of course, too much screen time is good for no one, but I’ve […]

Review: Understanding Algebra 1 by Terri Husted

Algebra strikes terror into the hearts of many and it is one of those topics that people often do not learn well.  In Understanding Algebra I Terri Husted, a recognized New York math teacher specializing in math anxiety, addresses these issues by presenting algebra clearly and systematically.  In her book, as in real life, she […]

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