• Can You Tell Me How to Get…

    This post created itself. I was on YouTube looking for a few videos on an idea that I had for a COMPLETELY different post. I came across some old Sesame Street videos….got nostalgic…and then had to completely revamp my post because it quickly got out of control. Several hours later, here we are. Sesame Street has been on the air…

  • 15 Cool Apps We’re Using This Year – {List It Tuesday}

    I am a techie girl at heart. It just runs in my veins. I can’t remember ever NOT having a computer…and I am an 80s baby. I remember using DOS long before there was Windows. I remember having Prodigy before AOL and balking at Google because I loved my Yahoo searches.  I remember Lycos and Tomagotchis, Alphie and Walkman, Lite Brite and Teddy…

  • A Day in the Life

    I find that new homeschoolers are always curious as to what a homeschool day looks like. The general consensus is “organized chaos”. I have a great routine down, and our days are really smooth…but remember, I’m only wrangling two kids, and one of them I get to leave behind around dinner time….. 6:15am – I wake up, pray, and get…

  • Home (Pre) Schooling

    When do you begin homeschooling? Don’t say ‘birth’. I know that technically it’s true, but when do you really start working with your kids academically? Two? Three? What do you use? An actual curriculum? Random links and printouts? I’ve just started using Easy Peasy Getting Ready 1 for my nanny babe, D, who will be 3 in a few months.…

  • Why We Ditched Public School

    Yeah, you read that correctly. After a year and a half of frustration and disappointment, I decided to say adios to LAUSD in March of 2012. Nope, my kid will NOT be returning to any of your schools today, tomorrow, or next year. From now until…whenever, we’ll be homeschooling. And here’s why – in no particular order: 1. Freedom of…