Curriculum · Science

Apologia Chemistry Plans

(This post contains links to products in my store.) I have been planning our high school science course for next year. Yes, I know it is only February. Yes, I know we are only 10 units through our 16 unit Apologia Biology course. I cannot help it though. For me, a new calendar year… Continue reading Apologia Chemistry Plans

Daily schedule

Friday Fun

(The included Amazon links are affiliate links. If you use the links to make a purchase, you help to support this blog. Thank you!) Mondays and Fridays are my favorite days of the week. Mondays are full of new week energy, and I feel rested from the weekend and ready to conquer my task lists… Continue reading Friday Fun

Curriculum · Math · Uncategorized

Why and how we use Life of Fred books

When we first started homeschooling three years ago, I was not sure about anything. I was a high school science teacher teaching first and second grade to my own kids, with no experience with elementary teaching, just a deisre to offer my kids...more. I decided I could do it all on my own, come up… Continue reading Why and how we use Life of Fred books

Curriculum · Daily schedule · English Language Arts · Math · Social Studies · Uncategorized

Friday Game Day

On Fridays, we take a break from our regular curriculum in spelling and math. In spelling, we play Spelling City games at The website has free and paid-premium options, however we have always just used the free games. It is easy to add lists. In fact, at the beginning of the year, I just… Continue reading Friday Game Day