Category Archives: From Homeschooling to University

Christmas Away from Home

We read together on the red couch, the one that sags along the middle. I laid my head down and listened while B read aloud. We made it through seven pages of Davy by the fireside, Davy dancing to the

Christmas Away from Home

We read together on the red couch, the one that sags along the middle. I laid my head down and listened while B read aloud. We made it through seven pages of Davy by the fireside, Davy dancing to the

Making disciples in our homeschool

It has been ages since my last post.  Despite my long silence, God has been busy at work…in my life, my husband’s, in the lives of my children…and I am sure in yours. There is actually much to write about

Making disciples in our homeschool

It has been ages since my last post.  Despite my long silence, God has been busy at work…in my life, my husband’s, in the lives of my children…and I am sure in yours. There is actually much to write about

Program Plans 2016-17

We’re about to begin our 16th year of homeschooling.  By this fall, there will be three children left at home (registered as homeschoolers locally) while two will be off to university in the east coast.  Beginning with the youngest this

Program Plans 2016-17

We’re about to begin our 16th year of homeschooling.  By this fall, there will be three children left at home (registered as homeschoolers locally) while two will be off to university in the east coast.  Beginning with the youngest this

Distributed Learning in BC, Canada

Our educational journey as a family began in British Columbia where we were registered homeschoolers. However, it was in Alberta that my first set of children (two older girls out of five) spent more years homeschooling traditionally. We found that

Distributed Learning in BC, Canada

Our educational journey as a family began in British Columbia where we were registered homeschoolers. However, it was in Alberta that my first set of children (two older girls out of five) spent more years homeschooling traditionally. We found that

Not a Spirit of Fear

Going back to the item I skipped in the “Greatest Mistakes Homeschool Moms Make” list… 11. They have an unnecessary fear of authorities. Prov. 16:7 says, “When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his enemies

Not a Spirit of Fear

Going back to the item I skipped in the “Greatest Mistakes Homeschool Moms Make” list… 11. They have an unnecessary fear of authorities. Prov. 16:7 says, “When a man’s ways are pleasing to the Lord, he makes even his enemies

God be with Ye (“Goodbye”)

In less than 2 weeks, first child is heading off to university in the east coast.  I’m often asked how I feel about this and how ready I was to finally have one leave the nest. Of course, I will

God be with Ye (“Goodbye”)

In less than 2 weeks, first child is heading off to university in the east coast.  I’m often asked how I feel about this and how ready I was to finally have one leave the nest. Of course, I will

An “Aristotle” Education for the College-Bound

Describing below my personal experience with my oldest child as I attempted to classically educate her following closely and borrowing concepts from Susan Wise Bauer’s book, “The Well Trained Mind”.  This site provides more details on what we actually did

An “Aristotle” Education for the College-Bound

Describing below my personal experience with my oldest child as I attempted to classically educate her following closely and borrowing concepts from Susan Wise Bauer’s book, “The Well Trained Mind”.  This site provides more details on what we actually did