Getting ahead with Olmec Heads!

I finally ordered Volume 1 of Urban Intellectuals‘ Black History Flash Cards. Elijah, 9, and Miranda, 8, tore into them and began reading! I decided that since there are 52 cards, we’ll study from a card a week. First up were the Olmecs! We read the card, they conducted research using the internet, YouTube videos,…

The first week flew!

The first week of our first year of homeschool was EVERYTHING! It was much easier to wake Elijah and Miranda up, because they don’t have to get up as early anymore. It was nice to have breakfast, lunch and dinner with our children. I was still able to get a workout in each day via recess…

How Homeschool Happened to Us

Life is intriguing in that it’s full of surprises. I know that sounds like a cliché, but if anyone had told me that I would be homeschooling our children, I would have told them I have some Florida swamp land to sell them! Really – homeschooling wasn’t on my radar until a year ago despite…