Tag: homeschooling

Adam’s Degrees

Adam’s Degrees

Adam completed 5 AAs and a GE transfer in 2 1/2 years at the CC with honors,  he is heading to CSUN in Fall 2018.

Homeschooling on the Hwy.

Homeschooling on the Hwy.

When they were younger, we did a lot of traveling between Vegas and LA. To shorten the time of the drive (in their minds), my kids brought their workbooks and worked on them in the car. It was their idea, how many public schoolers choose […]

Homeschooling

Homeschooling

The nice thing about homeschooling is the flexibility. Some days you get a lot done and then other days not so much. If family comes into town, you can change your routine. If days before the holidays get crazy, you start your break early. You are not stuck with the 7 to 3 or the 8 to 5. Homeschoolers actually spend more time schooling then their pubic school peers because there are always educational opportunities all around. Sitting at desk and working in a book is not necessary to learn.

We began homeschooling when our oldest was 5 and our youngest was just about to arrive. Adam went to the 2 hr kinder class and we supplemented his learning at home. When the first grade teacher’s letter arrived with a list of supplies, a list of dos and don’ts, and other info, I was less than thrilled. Most of the items should’ve been taken care of by the school not the parents or the teacher. I also saw the moments flash before me of being summoned to the school office because he would be done faster than the other kids and he would want to entertain them. So that was it, I tossed that letter and made the decision to homeschool.

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Kyle and Adam (ages 4 and 5) reading on the couch on an early Sunday morning.

Hidden Learning …

Hidden Learning …

An opportunity to learn something is everywhere and all the time and here is one of those moments. My kids love puzzles and they decided to complete a puzzle together. Look at what they chose. 🙂

Throwback -Homeschool Farm Day  2008

Throwback -Homeschool Farm Day 2008

This was really fun, farmers come from all over to introduce kids to animals and other things that are on a farm. This event was for both homeschoolers and public school students, homeschoolers got to stay all day if they wanted because they were not […]