My kids have always been the crafty, drawing type, but my youngest is really getting into it lately ... she's 5, turning six on September 1st. In a recent YouTube search for some simple how-to-draws, we came across this playlist on Art Hub for Kids (a resource I adore and have used countless times over… Continue reading Alphabet Drawings
A Million Questions
School starts for me (the online teacher) in 28 days … the kids start a week later … To be truly honest, I’m a little sick about the whole thing … I have a million questions … a ton of concerns … and no answers … I feel like planning anything is incredibly challenging (if… Continue reading A Million Questions
After seeing a few “rough homeschooling day” posts last night on social media, I felt called to compile a small list of my best homeschooling advice. I have been homeschooling my oldest daughter for 513 days now. She’s nine. I have also been supporting distance learning (a.k.a. homeschool) families now for 457 days. This is… Continue reading Homeschooling Tips
Will You Come and Follow Me?
On Sunday, we sang “The Summons” again in church. Here’s the link if you want to check it out on YouTube … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiXnbOORTAU It really is beautiful. I heard this song for the first time two years ago ... same church different pew. And on that day, I felt like Jesus was reaching his hand… Continue reading Will You Come and Follow Me?
Here's an old treasure I found ... I wrote this in November 2014 (my 8th year of teaching high school ... with two maternity leaves in between). It outlines clearly the world that is teaching now ... and it isn't pretty. It was a Wednesday morning, 5:43 a.m., when I stumbled upon a Facebook link… Continue reading Quit Quitting