Unit Study: American Girl

We all probably know one girl in our lives (our own daughters and their friends or another relative) who has an American Girl dollIn our homeschool, we’ve done a lot with the American Girl dolls (from the Pleasant Company).  My daughter has quite a collection and she still loves them as much as ever at […]

Being a Homeschool Mom Means My Life is Not My Own

Today I was surprised to find in my email, a request from an editor of our local paper. Citing a current argument about busing for magnet school students, he asked if I cared to send him my thoughts regarding busing, magnet schools, or what sacrifices I’d made to educate my children. I thought I’d pass […]

Mother Helping Daughter

State Geography Studies

When we pulled our oldest son home from public school half way through first grade, we didn’t have a lot of homeschooling materials or fancy curriculum. Our one goal for him at that time was to reestablish his love of learning which had been quickly and efficiently squelched by a traditional classroom setting. Mostly we […]

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