Category Archives: home school

Home School Government

My home schooler is a senior this year and that means a semester of government.  We have a regular text book, but I wanted to have more than just a book.  By chance, my husband spotted a set of DVD’s … Continue reading

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Getting our Butts Kicked

My home schooled daughter was not looking forward to fulfilling her physical education requirement for high school.  We thought creatively and have taken part in a local walking program the last two summers, and this year are using a ballet … Continue reading

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The Start of the School Year

The oldest child was dropped off at college (this is new for us) this past weekend.  My home schooled senior and public schooled freshman started classes today.  The youngest was quite eager to begin, especially after seeing DD1’s college.  The … Continue reading

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Various Updates

DD1 got her IB and AP test results.  She got her IB degree and is ecstatic about it.  Her scores on everything were high enough to gain college credits, but it only gets her out of two classes.  The English … Continue reading

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End of Year and Looking Ahead

It’s the last day of school for my two youngest.  My son is now spending his last day at the middle school.  Hearing that hit him a little bit, in the “whoa” type of way.  My middle child is working … Continue reading

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End of School Year Stuff

We had DD1’s last award program this week and she took two awards!  It was exciting because this was a true award program.  Most categories only had one award for the class of 315 (or so) students.  She got the … Continue reading

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Homeschool Plans

With only one year left to plan, I found abebooks.com.  I haven’t fully explored the site, but have purchased two textbooks from them and received the books as described.  The paperback text was described as “like new” and looked as … Continue reading

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