When it came time to think of a name for our homeschool, I considered many options. Obviously, the concept of destiny occurred to me. Should I incorporate it somehow into our name? Destiny is a forward-thinking concept, something pertaining to the future, a goal to work toward. Definitely applies to homeschooling. However, I wanted something that also spoke to creating a firm foundation with which … [Read more...] about What’s in a Name?
Thanks to my friend Lisa at The Berry Patch for passing along such a nice award! You can view her blog here: http://maineberrypatch.blogspot.com/. She talks about life in Maine (my favorite place!), raising three boys, and of course, homeschooling. Her blog makes me smile! Lisa knows I'm new to blogging and that I'd be excited to get this! Here's the deal: I have to post 6 Things I Value & 6 … [Read more...] about "Kreativ" Blogger Award
As a mom devoted to quality education at home, I'm always looking for great resources at low prices. I've mentioned "The Old Schoolhouse Magazine" before and I wanted to take this chance to share their fall promotion:You can get two years of the magazine, 6 fabulous physical gifts (no downloads!) worth over $120, plus the current issue of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine that is full of ideas for the … [Read more...] about Great fall promo from The Old Schoolhouse — free tote bag!
If you’re like me, you’ve got a collection of books and magazines. Okay, a LOT of books and magazines. Reference material, “fun” reading, classics, how-to, devotional, Bible study . . . you get the idea. Storage has definitely become a problem. You want a way to keep the reading material at your fingertips for easy reference, but a person can only have so many bookshelves! Then there’s the … [Read more...] about The Old Schoolhouse Magazine Digital Edition – A Review
As a relatively new-to-homeschooling mom, but veteran obsessive planner, I’ve been searching for a homeschooling planner that will incorporate the functionality of my typical daily planner with the specific needs of homeschool record-keeping. I believe I’ve found it in “The Schoolhouse Planner,” a comprehensive home AND school planner. It’s available instantly in digital format (PDF readable) from … [Read more...] about The Schoolhouse Planner — A Review
A writer friend of mine recently prompted me with a question, asking me to examine a defining moment from the past year, so I thought about it. Upon examination, I realized a "theme" emerge not just in the past year, but over many years.I was drawn back through memory to a beautiful crisp fall day just a few years ago when a lesson came to me. We were out for a bike ride, just enjoying the scenery … [Read more...] about What Embracing Destiny Means to Me