Monthly Archives: May 2015

Preparing for Summer

I recieved a nice e-mail from Becky with All About Learning as a follow-up to this blog post that included this information: “I wanted to let you know that we do have a free letter tile replacement program–if you are missing 6 tiles or fewer, we will pop them in the mail for you at  Read more »

Planting Vegetables and Trees

One of the first things that drew us to the property we live on was the huge, old maple near the house. The maple not only provides cooling shade for a house without central air conditioning, but it is beautiful. Given the age of the house and the estimated age of the tree, we believe  Read more »

Better Use of All About Reading

We’ve been using All About Reading (AAR) for about two years. It is, by far, the best curriculum for children with dyslexia that I have seen. I wish it had been available fifteen years ago when our Luke was a little guy struggling with reading. At that time I had fifteen phonics programs on my  Read more »

We’re Ba-a-ack!

As you may have noticed, the Organic Homexchooling blog has taken a backseat in our life in recent years. In addition to the regular challenge of prioritizing how to use our time as we manage a house-full of children, in February 2013, our oldest son, Rich, was in a serious car accident with a prolonged  Read more »