Home Schooling

April 1, 2019

Cultural Literacy?

My pop-culture illiterate daughter trying to explain to friends which songs she is playing for her next concert: Lucy: I don’t remember the name of it, but it’s something about rocking somebody… Morgan: “We Will Rock You”? Phil: No way. [Because it’s a symphony, after all. It has to be more classy than that!] Lucy: …

Posted by christina
At 10:59 AM

January 30, 2018

The Good Times

This is why I like us all being home. I’m making lunch and packing up to go visit Jacob this afternoon. Lucy is practicing violin, working between piano, YouTube videos, and her metronome to get it “just right.” I walked by the art room, and Samantha (who could not, would not read this time last …

Posted by christina
At 11:28 AM

August 1, 2016

Homeschool Highlights

Lucy and her friend were practicing multiplication tables this morning (not my idea – I love having extra kids around sometimes!) and they decided it would be fun to make it into a Go Fish! game.  So they did.  And spent half an hour or so playing 6 Times Table Go Fish. Just caught Clare …

Posted by craig.d.baker
At 01:40 PM

August 1, 2016

Quotes of the Week

Thomas: “Penguins aren’t poisonous!” Agreed. Lucy: (not in the same conversation) “I think college just slows you down.” In her defense: they were playing The Game of Life. Not sure they’ve ever made it far enough to see the difference between the pay scale for the lawyer vs. the mechanic. Anyway.

Posted by craig.d.baker
At 01:33 PM

November 12, 2013

The Courage of Sarah Noble: Lucy’s book review

🙂 You should read The Courage of Sarah Noble.  You should read it because it is about a little girl named Sarah Noble and she goes into the woods with her father to build a house near Indians.  She had to leave the rest of her family behind because there wasn’t enough room to bring …

Posted by craig.d.baker
At 12:28 PM
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