How do we homeschool?

I am a mom of five surprised and blessed by God's plan for us to homeschool. He's leading the way & I'm learning! Our family meets with our CC community once a week and we bring our CC memory work home throughout the week in a few ways and do it all classically - with a touch of Charlotte Mason thrown in. Join me here to see what we're learning & how we're doing it!


Our Favorite School Supplies

  Growing up, I just loved shopping for back-to-school supplies…perfectly sharpened yellow pencils, clean lined paper, cute three-ring binders, a fun new lunchbox and sturdy backpack. Does it get any better? Okay, perhaps it does. But, this is fun for me. Want to see our back-to-homeschool supply list favorites?  Here they are… Ultra-fine dry erase markers - Ultra-fine? Yes, please! My… Read more →


Traveling the 50 States with the Flat Littles

  As you know, we’re studying the United States of America this year for cycle 3 geography of Classical Conversations. I have a fun idea that I would love for you to participate in! In the spirit of Flat Stanley, I’ve drawn a cartoon-like picture of my littles, which I’ll send to participating families through e-mail. You’d print them out,… Read more →

How We Use Awana in Our Homeschool

Awana in Our Homeschool

I can’t remember a time when Awana was not a part of my life.  I first attended Awana clubs as a kindergartner in Sparks.  Over the years, my Awana club, as an extension of my home church, became like a large close-knit family to me.  I learned so much of God and His word, the Bible, through memorization of Bible verses… Read more →


What is a Classical Notebook?

  I shared with you the set-up for our classical notebooks this year, but I realized I may have been jumping ahead.  I’d like to take us a few steps back and explain what notebooking is by answering some common questions about notebooking.   What is notebooking? Notebooking is essentially a way for students to document and collect what they’re… Read more →