It was an average day, really. Nothing from the outside that would make it look like I should want to retreat to my bed never to return. Beautiful weather, kind people, peaceful campus. (Wait, that actually sounds better than average...) So what was the problem? My high sensitivity was shifted into super-overdrive. Pun intended. I … Continue reading In which the Highly Sensitive Homeschooler goes on a college trip, and decides she’d rather stay in her bed forever.
This being our first go-round at applying to colleges, I am no expert. What is that saying? Everyone's life is either an example or a warning? *Ahem* Anyway, our oldest turned 18 recently, and she is certainly our guinea pig in all things education and parenting. She has applied "early action" to several schools … Continue reading Lessons I’m Learning from our First College Application Experience
Lee Binz, The Home Scholar, has a great list of high school level literature appropriate for the Christmas season. See the list below, or hop on over to her post to see the whole article, including a link to way to use Christmas events as high school credit.
2014-2015 will be my 12th official year of homeschooling. I didn't think that was a big deal, until this summer when sitting with other mothers from our Classical Conversations group. They are a younger group for the most part, and there were some ooohs and aaahs during introductions when I said how long we had been … Continue reading What we are using this year: 11th grade