Author Archives: newadventureshs

Homeschooling and School Shooters

I am not really sure where to start. Mostly I am annoyed. Being a homeschooler in a lot of Facebook groups and out in the world I have been seeing a LOT of new people asking about homeschooling and what … Continue reading

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Torchlight vs Build Your Library

I am in several Facebook groups about homeschooling and recently saw that there was a new, secular, literature-based curriculum being released soon. Torchlight, upon first glance, looked to be an engaging and bright new option, so naturally, I bought it … Continue reading

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Homeschooling with Mental Illness

Hi, my name is Shannon and I have generalized anxiety with panic disorder, and a hefty side of agoraphobia.  I also homeschool my three kids. So first, a little bit about anxiety for those that aren’t acquainted with this special … Continue reading

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We *LOVE* Ivy Kids (preschool subscription box)

When my big kids were little I never really did any preschool type things with them. We hung out, we played, they watched a bit of PBS Kids.  They still learned all the things they needed to learn and were … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Clusterf*ck

This year has been a total clusterf*ck. Science has been an issue for the whole year and any secular homeschooler knows finding a good homeschool science curriculum can be a challenge! We started the year with Elemental Science because that’s … Continue reading

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Build Your Library: Several Years Later

  Several years ago I posted Build Your Library: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. It is one of my most viewed blog posts, so I thought maybe it would be a good idea to give an updated review … Continue reading

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Using Texts You Don’t Agree With

Today I saw Build Your Library’s video about what she is doing this year with her kids and it reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to write about.  What happens when the text you are using says something you … Continue reading

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