Monthly Archives: October 2012

Squirmy Things

Today started off “backward”.  Normally we do the “hard” stuff at the start of the day and the more fun stuff like science/PE/music/etc at the end of the day.  However, since it rained last night it meant that our pool … Continue reading

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FAQ

As soon as someone mentions they are homeschooling their kids, out come the questions.  It is normal because it isn’t a “common” thing to do so people are curious.  I will list out the more frequently asked questions that I … Continue reading

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Another Day Another Dollar

Today was another day learning about money and uses of money.  Big Kid learned that you can save money, spend money, or give money and that those were the only three options (I didn’t discuss losing money, which happens a … Continue reading

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A Math-y Day

Today’s focus was on something Big Kid already knows a lot about.  Money.  This is in preparation for tomorrow’s lesson on what money is used for. He had a minor freak out over handwriting today.  As mentioned before, handwriting is … Continue reading

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Stinky Friends

No, not human friends! Our morning was “derailed” by a discovery in the garage. There were trash and bottles strewn about “blocking” Dad’s car in the garage.  Dad mentioned that I needed to go clean the garage and that is … Continue reading

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Surprise Science Lesson

Part of why homeschooling is fun, in my opinion, is being able to take a venture off the “path” that was supposed to be the day and venture into new places.  Today both the kids were sick, both with fevers … Continue reading

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Penpals

Today Big Kid wrote his first letter to a penpal in Maine.  He was pretty excited.  It is a good way to work on practicing handwriting too, which is one of his weakest areas.  In the process of this we … Continue reading

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