A Look Back: Our Early Years of Homeschool Curriculum

A Look Back: Our Early Years of Homeschool Curriculum

At the beginning of my blogging years, I never thought about sharing our curriculum choices for the early grades. Blogs were just what they sounded like – web logs or online diaries for others to read. I was quickly finding blogging friends through my home life posts; they were basically a peek into our daily lives. I was enjoying peeking into other homes and learning about other families. When I realized I should share our curriculum choices, I was already in several years of homeschooling, so I started with that year. Over the years, I’ve said I would share what we used in those early years, but I never have, until now.

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Homeschool High School Curriculum Choices

Homeschool High School Curriculum Choices

With this being our last year, my sweet boy asked if he could wait a little longer to start. How could I deny a little more time for summer ramblings to the one who will be graduating next spring? It’s hard to think about my “little” boy about to enter adulthood, but he is and I am happy for him. I’m excited about some of the courses my son will be taking this year because they show him as growing into a fine young man.

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Choosing a Creative Writing Curriculum

Choosing a Creative Writing Curriculum

When you have a reluctant writer, it’s hard to find encouragement and material to help them. Over the years, I’ve spent money on books that seemed to only cause more problems for my writer. I’ve even searched the internet for free story starters and watched videos of creative writing teachers hoping to bring about more confidence in my son. Nothing has worked for us until now; Creative Writing That Puts You In Their Sandals.

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Homeschool High School Curriculum Choice {Grade 11}

Homeschool High School Curriculum Choice {Grade 11}

I let this year’s curriculum choice post sneak up on me. We started back to school in the middle of June after a six-week break and I’m glad to be back at it. This year is a little different for me because I didn’t have to spend very much on curriculum and we started back a little earlier than past years. It is planned for us to take off the whole month of December. It will be a month of playing catch up if needed because of our move.

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