Homeschool Reading Bookstack

Image by Bikurgurl Homeschool Reading Bookstack . . . AND Homeschool Bookstack and 2020-21 Rough Plans Required reading for our homeschool this year acquired from Homeschool Potpourri – our Greater Seattle new and used Homeschool Bookstore 📚🖤 What’s on our Homeschool Reading list this year? In part, some of these books I picked up: Emma by Jane Austen Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Across Five … Continue reading Homeschool Reading Bookstack

Homeschool Bookstack

Looking for more inspiration and resources? Here’s a regular, old, homeschooling bookstack. It’s not a secular stack, it’s not an unschool bookstack, just a great place to start if you’re thinking about home educating your children during the global pandemic and, if like me, your area is still under quarantine. I think I’ve loaned out/given away most of my secular book resources; these are the … Continue reading Homeschool Bookstack

Covid-19 Seattle Update: April 2020

We’ve been watching documentaries about the 1918 Epidemic. Often referred to as the Spanish flu {as Spain was neutral in WWI and had no reason to downplay its epidemic deaths to them enemy’}, it could kill a person – young adults aged between 15-40 disproportionately – within 24 hours. Since the information we have on our current epidemic is so scant, for our family looking … Continue reading Covid-19 Seattle Update: April 2020

Fat Tuesday 2020

It’s Fat Tuesday! In the Christian religion, it’s the last day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. I didn’t grow up observing this tradition, but have found as a mother, it’s one I’ve enjoyed sharing with my children. We enjoy a decadent dinner of pancakes – or this year, pizza – and revelry! Does watching ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ count? ☠️🖤☠️ Preparing for Lent, making … Continue reading Fat Tuesday 2020

Scrabble Board Family Art

Image by Bikurgurl Family Scrabble Board This is our second family Scrabble board. Our first was made 7 years when we bought our current home in Washington. We constructed it with my parents first Scrabble board they handed down to us.. When I found this gem at @valuevillage_thrift , I knew it was time for us to update one for our family. I’ve survived Ovarian … Continue reading Scrabble Board Family Art

Deep in Planning

Image by Bikurgurl Deep in Planning So putting together the planning doesn’t start wit making a calendar, oh no…it starts with knowing my children. It starts with knowing their interests, goals, dreams, dislikes…it proceeds to what I’d like to weave into our year and what our long-term plan is for college readiness. The long term plan is more like a framework, not a directive. It’s … Continue reading Deep in Planning