Shawna’s homeschool day in the life (with a 12- and 15-year-old)

Written by Shawna Wingert of Not the Former Things

Every year, before sitting down to write this annual post, I go back and read my previous days in the life.

It’s a tremendous blessing to have such a wonderful record of my boys’ different ages and all the various homeschooling approaches we have used.

This year, I did the same.

Honestly, it made me really sad.

This day in the life is not recording one of our best, or even one of our average days. This day in the life is in the midst of a very difficult season for my youngest son – physically, emotionally and educationally.

I am recording it however, the same as I have our previous three years, with transparency and a whole lot of grace, for myself and for my boys.

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Weekend homeschool links

It's the most wonderful time of the year--time to tap the trees! Weekend homeschool links: Puppyschooling: How to homeschool with a puppy Gold medalist Jamie Anderson's mom: I didn't push my kids 'to read and write There's a podcast for … [Continue reading]

Kari’s day in the life (with a 9- and 11-year-old)

Kari's day in the life (with a 9- and 11-year-old)

Written by Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane I mentioned before that this is our "Experiment Year," but little did I know then that I'd be trying something else I've never done before: Homeschooling while pregnant! Though I'm feeling great now, I … [Continue reading]

Pam’s homeschool day in the life (with an 8-, 10- and 12-year-old)

Pam's homeschool day in the life with an 8-, 10- and 12-year-old

Written by Pam Barnhill I woke at 4:30. No, I don't do this every morning -- not at all. But there are a number of mornings each month where I wake early, my thoughts whirling in my head, and I know it is futile to lie there and try to go back to … [Continue reading]