June 15, 2016
Stories about the unique beauty in different cultures. Stories about our common humanity. Stories to help you go places without having to literally go there. Stories that share, with age appropriate language and details the struggle and suffering of being human, no matter where you live, but the hope and ...
March 8, 2014
When you live in the sticks as we do (the sticks with good coffee shops, good neighbours, and the mountains) you need to make regular pilgrimages to larger centres to access goods and services that are just not available "in the woods" - comic book stores, "the mall", and the ...
February 13, 2014
Evenings are for inspiring. That phrase helped give structure to an otherwise unplanned, and probably wasted, part of our days.
March 15, 2013
When I wrote about our kids' current elementary homeschool curriculum I mentioned the fantastic program called Herb Fairies that Brienne is using for her science studies. (This is not a science "program" but it fits the bill in our house for exploring nature during the elementary years.)
August 20, 2012
In my last post I told you the story of how we discovered Laurent's dyslexia and how we are dealing with that in a homeschool learning environment. Reading Horizons is the program we are currently using to help our dyslexic son learn to read.
August 17, 2012
Homeschooling an “easy reader” is a homeschooling mother’s dream. But what if your child struggles with reading? Well, I’ve been there and this is my story. And Laurent’s story, which I have permission to share. And it's a long one.
May 17, 2012
Why we want a small library and what we use to actually build those bookshelves.