Category Archives: General

Link to Busy Box Ideas

This blog post is from a mom of twelve. I like her easy to implement ideas. Our family will be taking the next two weeks off for travel and visitors, but when we return, I plan to use Charlotte’s list to fill our two- and four-year-olds tubs. Enjoy! Charlotte’s Busy Box Ideas

Three Little Habits that Simplied My Life

Perhaps these simple tips will not be as revolutionary for you as they have been for me, but since it took me fifteen years of homeschooling to develop these strategies I might be able to save you some time and frustration. Clearly Mark Assignments Since I do not use a planning book, I would often  Read more »

December 2013 Overview

For those who are subscribers or will subscribe on the 15th . . . the December ¬†Overview will be e-mailed on Saturday, November 16. I (Kara) will be out of town on the 15th which will delay my being able to send it. Thank you for your understanding. P.S. How’s November going?

November Overview NOW Available

November OH is ready. I’m looking forward to enjoying this coming month’s books, especially as we prepare for family visits over Thanksgiving weekend. If you purchased in October, your credit card has been automatically be charged and you should receive the link from me in the next 24-48 hours. We have a fun month planned.  Read more »

October Overview is NOW AVAILABLE!

October OH is up and and ready. I apologize for the slight delay. Travel and a stomach flu slowed us. If you purchased in Sept, your credit card will automatically be charged and you should receive the link from me in the next 24-48 hours. We have a fun month planned. Come join the fun!

Discipleship at its Best

Meet the newest member of our OH team! As we work out changes to Organic Homeschooling, one new addition is the help of our oldest daughter Elizabeth Murphy. Lizzy has been “organically homeschooled” since birth. She loves children’s literature as much as her mom does and is excited to learn the ins and outs of  Read more »

Enjoy the Next Two Weeks

We will be taking the next two weeks off, beginning the August curriculum during the first full week of August. We have out-of-town company coming and then my husband will be taking a few children with him on a trip the week after while I finish the 2013-14 OH preparations. Have a blessed couple of  Read more »

Learn from a Mom of Twelve

There are many things I wish I knew when my children were young. Read this article by Charlotte Siems for the summary: http://charlottesiems.com/practical-tips-to-help-moms-enjoy-their-kids-childhood

Prayer Request

During the next few weeks I wil be working on OH for the 2013-14 year. It is both a priveledge and a responsibility to produce this curriculum. I have shared before that I often feel inadequate for the task and humbled by the trust you put in me. Throughout this process I ask: For your  Read more »

Summer Writing

We stumbled on an excellent language arts idea this summer that I want to share with you. In preparation more self-directed study I purchased composition notebooks for all the children. Rainbow Resource carries elementary lined notebooks for the youngest writers, but the others got the normal discount store variety. At the top of each page,  Read more »