Monthly Archives: January 2013

Plant Study

My kids are taking a co-op science class from a retired teacher.  I just love her.  She is so creative!  She is currently working with the kids on plants.  They planted beans in a small, clear, plastic cup.  Typical stuff, … Continue reading

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Does McDonald’s serve Burgers….

I have been working with Hope and Will on long division.  I feel like Jacob had better luck teaching “Stu” to operate a computer. Notice how well they are both focused on the screen.  Definitely some learning going on. (Don’t … Continue reading

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Beware of the telephone trap….

I have fallen victim to the telephone.  It is the number one distraction for this non-disciplined home school mom.  The dang gone thing rings and I am not disciplined enough not to answer it!  I spent all day on the … Continue reading

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The Ice storm that wasn’t!

I run a home school co-op with around 150 kids pretty evenly split between elementary and high school.  We meet twice a week – a smaller group of mainly high schoolers on Tuesday, and a huge group with all ages … Continue reading

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Ck-12 Flexbook System

A friend of who is a frequent visitor of the Well-Trained Mind Forums stumbled on this site.  She shared it with me today.  I can’t wait to dig more in the site.  My brief tour reveals something that looks incredible. … Continue reading

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My boys are different but same.

My two older boys are 16 months apart.  In some ways they are the same, but yet still very different.   The best example is their “Emergency, I’m starving to Death Go to Meal”.  When they are desperate and feel … Continue reading

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How I know we are in South.

Very time it snows in North Alabama, I hear my northern relatives laughing.  Today, we had a light dusting of snow.  The whole area is absolutely shut down.  The schools let out 2 hours early and they are starting 2 … Continue reading

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