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Our 2017 Curriculum Choices

Angie is technically in her grade one year, but we’re really only using grade levels so she knows which class she’s in at children’s church. I had to choose and order her curriculum in advance because I knew that once Rafe was born, I wouldn’t have the time, energy, or brain function to think about …

Moving Away From School-in-a-box

My initial idea of homeschooling was that it would basically be school at home. I had this picture in my head of us sitting around a table together with workbooks in a school room in our house. I thought that we would use a bought curriculum and work with a timetable. But the more reading …

Is Unschooling For Us?

One of the first terms I encountered when I seriously started researching homeschooling was “unschooling”. I admit that my initial thoughts were along the lines of that sounds dodgy. But because I’ve resolved to be as informed as possible when it comes to making decisions about the girls’ education, I dug a little deeper. At …