Archive of ‘Homeschool’ category

Preparing for Challenge A

Preparing Your Child for Challenge A

My family participates in a classical group learning environment for homeschoolers called Classical Conversations, in New York City.  There are campuses all over the world, and there’s probably one in your backyard if you live in the USA.  Find out more by visiting ClassicalConversations.com.  To find out why I love the CC Challenge Program for […] Read more…

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Summer Schooling – How to make it not quite so awful…

Every family approaches school and education differently, and this applies to homeschoolers as well.  While some finish school earlier in the year than most public school students, others never really stop, and, to keep routine, school all year round.  I am the horrible mother who does the latter… But not to keep routine. We school […] Read more…

sixmoresummers.com Homework Hell

How We Escaped Homework Hell

It’s 7pm.  You are elbows deep in dish water scrubbing pans from cooking dinner.  The TV is loudly blaring from the family room and you are hollering that your oldest kids need to finish their homework.  Your littlest is peeling around the kitchen in messy clothes with remnants of macaroni and cheese stuck in her […] Read more…

Montclair

A Reason (of many) to Homeschool

Spontaneous field trip when a bear was stuck in a tree by our house! I have been searching for years for an explanation to my daughters extreme difficulties in math.  I see her struggle with number sense and pattern recognition, and even see math skill difficulties filter into other subjects, such as the ability to […] Read more…

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