22 Homeschool Mom Goals

Good reading and black coffee by @Sprittibee

Remember that graphic I shared at the beginning of 2016 that said… “Count your blessings instead of your crosses?” Then it went on to ask you to add up gains instead of losses, joys instead of woes, friends instead of foes, smiles instead of tears, courage instead of fears, full years instead of lean, kind […]

Wrapping Up a Homeschool School-year and Grading the Teacher

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So the summer has begun. I officially quit adding to the weekly assignment list spiral over a week ago and we are in our first 2 month summer break in a long while. We have homeschooled year round by necessity for the past few years because of distractions (two of them who are 6 and […]

Reflecting on a Decade of New Year Resolutions

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A smart way to look forward is to look back first. After all, they say that you are doomed to repeat history if you don’t study it. I always like to start my year off with reflection. This year I dug a little deeper because I had TEN years worth of records to peruse via […]

Almost Back to School Series

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I’m the snail of back to school this year, still gnawing away last year’s summer school, trying to get reluctant teens to finish up projects mama requires before next year. We’re actually finishing last year a week before we start this year… and I promised my kids a “Year End” party, so this year, our […]

When You Simply Must Eat Frogs

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My OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) tends to force me into one thing at a time, in a row, alphabetical and color coordinated like the rainbow (read: perfectionism). Red comes before orange, planning before doing (sometimes so much planning that there’s no time left for doing). Same goes for my New Year resolutions. I always start […]

The Ultimate List of High School Credit Courses

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* Updated 8/14/13 The time is here… Transcript Time. First stages are unfolding and I’ve found myself with burning eyes from researching online. So far I’ve come up with a list (which I borrowed from parts of the Florida Department of Education’s course listing of all 9th-12th Grade and Adult Education course names). Here’s the […]

Fed Up 2 Fit: Week 2.8 – Baby Steps

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I bet you are chuckling at the title. I should have had this update on the blog Monday. Now I’m nearing the end of week three. I’m going to have to sandwich both in to one post. Hope they don’t mind over at Mamavation. Let me just tell you that I HAVE lost a little […]