I need a planner in order to stay organized. I’ve tried using electronic calendars, on my phone or the computer or whatever, but those never seem to work for me. I think it’s the way they show you a day at a time, even if you select to see more than that, the screen size … Continue reading My planner and how I use it for everything
Last week, after months and months of bitching about our crappy internet speed (despite paying through the nose for a high speed), I finally had our cable company come out and test the speed. They claimed that their modem was not only pushing the high speed, but pushing even higher than the advertised speed. Which … Continue reading Technology in our homeschool
Even though I have no idea of the actual date, this month – or more specifically, this week – is our anniversary of when we started homeschooling. Four years ago this week, we officially began this journey. I initially began this journey for a couple of different reasons. One was that I felt that the … Continue reading It’s our anniversary!
The list of what Wikipedia can’t tell you about ADHD homeschooling is lengthy. Of course, that’s because Wikipedia doesn’t even have a page about ADHD homeschooling. Even if it did, there’s a few things that probably wouldn’t be included. View image | gettyimages.com Here’s what I think the nonexistent Wikipedia page about ADHD homeschooling wouldn’t … Continue reading What Wikipedia can’t tell you about ADHD homeschooling
Back in April, I told you that you shouldn’t let your kids learn alone. Today is our first day of our new school year, and in keeping with the spirit of that blog post, I’m trying to take a new approach to our school day. As my kids get older, they are more and more … Continue reading Setting the learning example
Like you, I spend at least some time reading homeschooling blogs. Whether things are working or not, I’m always looking for new, fresh ideas to either improve things or totally revamp them if they’re not working. I read this blog the other day. It’s about having parent-student conferences with your kids. I’ve done something similar … Continue reading Involve the kids with a parent-student conference
Public and private schools often have specific rules about when a child must stay home sick: vomiting within 24 hours, a fever in the last 24-48 hours, obvious measles or chicken pox spots, etc. The rules vary, depending on the district. Then there are the common sense rules, such as sending your kid to school … Continue reading Sick days