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About

About Our Homeschool I’m Cindy West, a busy homeschooling mom to three active and wonderful children.  We are very eclectic in what and how we learn, but identify most with the Charlotte Mason style of schooling.  Our school relies heavily on short academic lessons, good literature, nature study, living math, handicrafts, life as learning, free…

2008-09 Overall Plans

School will be starting up again soon!  We’ll probably wait until the rest of the garden has been harvested and canned/frozen, but the serious planning is well underway already.  Following is our overall plan for the year. Bible Since working through the Old, then New Testaments over the last two years, I think we’re going to…

Creation Club – Ponds

Creation Club – Ponds

This post contains affiliate links. So here’s what I had envisioned. A peaceful day at the pond with children who ever-so-quietly and diligently explored life in and around the pond.  Children who would pull out their nature journals at every interesting find, writing lovely poems and prayers.  A day of discovery and awe. Here’s what happened….

Renaissance Study

Renaissance Study

Our final unit study of the year turned out to be a great one – even if it was on the lighter side of book learning.  We had just finished an intensive study of the Middle Ages, which naturally covers a lot of Renaissance history.  So, the main purpose of this study was to tie…

Next Year’s Plans

A new baby has slowed me down in the planning department!  I’ve been putting this post together for what seems like weeks, but I believe it’s finally ready.  I’ll copy this to put into my planning binder as a record of our curriculum and goals for the 2007-2008 school year. Subjects we do together: Bible/Devotions…

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