Category Archives: School Days

Favorite Links

I compiled a list for our Ladies’ Homesteading Group… thought I’d share!   Knitting/Spinning http://www.ravelry.com http://www.knittinghelp.com Homeschooling Help http://www.ixl.com –membership based math practice (my kids LOVE it!) http://www.freemathprogram.com – ahem… it’s a free math program Gardening http://www.mysquarefootgarden.net http://www.highmowingseeds.com – has … Continue reading

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Homeschool Tracker

I mentioned earlier that I have used the free version of Homeschool Tracker for years and love it.  I decided to try their 30 day trial ($5) of the Plus version and…. it’s FABULOUS!  The Plus version makes everything so … Continue reading

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Snapshots of School

Our first two weeks of school have gone well.  I’ve tweaked some of our routine, but for the most part, we’re doing well with my original plan.  The favorite subject is science…. astronomy.  Everyone is enjoying learning the planets’ names … Continue reading

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School’s Started!

Well, we’re almost through with our first week of school.  It’s been a good week.  I work on Wednesdays and that tends to throw our week out of whack, but the new babysitter did a great job getting them through … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Planners/Scheduling

I’ve used each of these (except Windows Calendar) and I really like different aspects of each.  My favorite for overall is Homeschool Tracker.  I use the free basic edition, and I use it mostly for attendance and grades, but it … Continue reading

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Coming Soon….

I’ve had a lot of questions about how exactly we schedule our school days with three now in school.   I have a tentative schedule, but only time will tell if it actually works!  I’m in KY right now for our last … Continue reading

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Organizing Our Days – Housekeeping/Chores

We try to have a good routine especially early in the week.  By Thursday, we’re usually starting to fall into survival mode! Monday is laundry day.  We often have to do extra loads during the week, but if I get … Continue reading

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