Algebra and Life (and the Secret to Successful Home School Math)

Beginner Home school Math Mistakes            I began homeschooling in August 2016 using Saxon math.  Cherry Pie in Algebra 2, Pumpkin Pie in 8/7, and Tamale Pie in 6/5, I had been given the textbooks my children needed (for free!), and I figured I should use what I had rather than spend money on dreamy … More Algebra and Life (and the Secret to Successful Home School Math)

Why I love the Charlotte Mason Philosophy of Education

When I decided to home school and started seriously searching the internet for a place to start, I stumbled across something called the Charlotte Mason Philosophy of Education.  Curious, I read more, and each new point I read resonated within me. As I read, I  remembered the “Foundations of Education” class I was required to … More Why I love the Charlotte Mason Philosophy of Education

Why I decided to Home School: the turning of my heart to my children

I’ll be honest.  I never thought I would home school.  I was glad to send my older kids to school and have a break during the day.   My college degree is Elementary Education, but I never seriously considered home school.  However, I did often say things to myself like, “If I ever home school, … More Why I decided to Home School: the turning of my heart to my children