After the Break is Done

After an academic break, sometimes we feel we have to jump back in full speed. We want to get our children and ourselves back on the same schedule. We also want to start rolling at the same pace as we were before our break started.

While those intentions are great, there is no need to stress yourself out just yet. Why not ease your way into this thing called school. Just take your time and flow back into your regular schedule.

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Curriculum That’s Easy Peasy!

Ok. So, I’m not very versed on curriculum, but I wanted to share my experience with the Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool curriculum. We had our first child go through kindergarten last year, and this year we have a first grader, two kindergartners, and a host of toddlers and preschoolers (Lol). clarissa-watson-jAebodq7oxk-unsplash

I created my own curriculum last year with our first. I loved it. I found everything for free online or used things I had gathered during my time in graduate school and while working in childcare. I was able to flow freely into any subject matter I wanted without feeling bound by a script or someone else’s objectives. I was free to leave an area of study if it were time to move on or stay in that area until we mastered it. 

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Website updates

As GREAT resources become available I am quick to add them to the website.

Here are a few resources that have been added:

*Saylor.org – this link has been added under the *Homeschool Resources tab* under *Free Online Curriuculum* tab

Saylor offers FREE college prep courses in which your student can earn credit

*Four-Year Plan form – this form is located under the tab *Homeschool 101/GED info* then head to *Homeschool Forms* tab, then *Homeschool Forms link* finally choose *Four-Year Plan*

This form will allow you to map out the proposed courses for your homeschooler. This form will also allow you to *see* what courses you’d like them to complete in order to ensure they have completed all of the desired courses in order to graduate.

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