Finding My Lasagna Groove – It’s All in the Order

I LOVE to eat lasagna, but cooking it always gets me pretty riled up. Running from here to there, doing this, then that, then wishing I’d done it differently, back and forth, I get frustrated and irritated. Finally, I’ve found my “Lasagna Groove.” By preparing my dish in this manner, I shaved 15 minutes from … [Read more…]

ABCs of Homeschooling

The ABCs make up the alphabet. This is a rudimentary skill children must learn before starting to read. While the ABCs may be a building block for a strong language arts foundation, homeschooling also has building blocks that help to create a stable foundation. In sticking with the ABC theme, I’ll start with a sensitive word in … [Read more…]

My Commitment to Essentials and IEW This Year

As a homeschool mom, I am headed into my third year of Essentials with Classical Conversations (CC). My oldest son, Andrew, completed two years and is moving on to Challenge A, and my second son, Aaron, is headed into his second year in Essentials. When starting Essentials with CC, you are required to purchase the … [Read more…]