Category: Homeschool

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And We Are…Homeschooling Again!!

Well I know that must be a shocker for most of you. But we gave it a shot and I won’t talk bad about the school she was going to but it just wasn’t for her and us. We were already having issues with the school and it just wasn’t a good fit. So we …

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New Lessons…Changed Curriculum some

Yesterday we went up to Raleigh to the Homeschool store and put up on consignment a few things that we figured was going to work perfect for Olivia that I had gotten at the beginning of the school year that just wasn’t working out for her. I also decided to change up her English a …

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The Appalachian Trail: A Unit Study Review

Back in November we just returned from the Shenandoah Valley and mountains where we spent a week at. We got to do some studying on the Appalachian Trail and we were very interested in learning more about it. We were able to do a review on “The Appalachian Trail: A Unit Study” from The Old …

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Busy in Homeschool World!

Homeschool lately has been going really well for us. We are settling into our lessons a lot better these days and it’s been nice to just get Olivia’s things done for each day! Here are a few things that we have been noticing in school for Olivia. Math is going wonderful!! She absolutely loves Math-U-See …

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Homeschool Curriculum

So when it came to picking out a curriculum for Olivia this school year it wasn’t too difficult for us except for math. We decided to stick with BJU since we really enjoyed the structured lesson plans we had when we had homeschooled before. We didn’t want to shy away from the structured lessons because …

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We are Homeschooling…Again!!!

After we received the news from Olivia’s teachers at her school she was attending that they were holding her back, Jason and I started looking more into online schools, homeschooling and private schools. We weighed our options and we really looked into the private schools locally but the price for them are just plain crazy! …