Tag Archives: Winter

A Grab Bag of Useful Resources

Homeschoolers tend to be an individualistic bunch, so when looking for ways to teach our children, we often go beyond the standard lineup of textbooks and curriculum. Here’s a “grab bag” of resources that our family has found helpful recently: The Extraordinary Adventures of Ordinary Boy, by William Boniface (novels):  In Superopolis,everybody has a superpower . […]

5 Winter Slog Strategies 

If I’d been consulted, I wouldn’t have set the new year in January. I wasn’t around when they were standardizing calendars and calculating leap years, so I didn’t have any say in the matter. Otherwise I’d have pointed out that it doesn’t make much sense to celebrate the turning of the year in the dead of winter. Here in […]

Mid-Winter Break | HSLDA Blog

Mid-Winter Break

Winter can be hard. Especially with multiple young ones in the house. Who never leave. The cabin fever is real. I’ve always thought it was a bit unfair of the traditional school calendar to have so many breaks in the first half of the year and so few in the second half. The stretch from […]