Monthly Archives: March 2017

Our Current Language Arts Curriculum

One of the greatest benefits of homeschooling is that your curriculum can be as regimented or eclectic as you want. Additionally, you are able to tailor your approach to your child’s needs and interests. For us, that meant zero worksheets, … Continue reading

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Raising Future Adults

A post by a friend on Facebook got me thinking, and not for the first time, on that inevitable day in the future when my little one flies out of the nest. She wrote… As I think about my sweet … Continue reading

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Cello Practice – Tears and Farts

We are so lucky to have an amazing music program here in Historic Northeast Kansas City. I want to say that first because, in the end, that is the most important part of this little homeschool story. Em was in … Continue reading

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Buzz, Buzz, Sez the Bee

Last week I took Em and her friend Emma (the two Em’s!) to see a free showing of Akeelah and the Bee at the Westport Presbyterian Church. They have movie night every 2nd Friday and this was the first time … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Homeschooling

I sometimes struggle with what to call our approach to homeschooling. Calling it laid-back homeschooling somehow implies at least some small degree of laziness. Calling it eclectic homeschooling seems negated by regimented aspects such as flash cards for math and … Continue reading

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