Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wreaths of Maine Review

I’m a bit of a stickler about my Christmas tree. I insist on having a “real” tree every year. It’s certainly not the most frugal choice, but I just love the smell of the tree. I also love how every year the tree looks a little bit different. It’s kind of funny that even though […]

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Read Naturally Live Review #hsreviews

I’ve shared some about the difficulties my middle son (9years old) has had with reading, among other things. Because of his difficulties, I’ve done a fair amount of research on dyslexia. Since he displays many of the classic signs of dyslexia, I’ve been trying to implement strategies used in teaching reading to dyslexics. One important […]

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A Little Update

I’m thinking instead of calling my blog A Day in the Life, I should rename it to A Week in the Life. In some ways things are slowing down a bit (my kids are finished with cross country), but life continues to fly by. We’ve been moving along with our schooling. For the most part […]

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Excellence in Literature Review

As a classical educator (sort of), I value the study of classic literature. I want my children (and myself) to have an understanding of the themes and messages found in classic books. I have a problem though. I do not really “get” a lot of literature myself. While other homeschoolers quake at the thought of […]

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