July 6, 2010

A New Start

I've made a decision.

This should come as a surprise to those of you that know me.

I don't make decisions well. Not at all.

And this decision has been a hard one to make.

This is going to be my homeschool blog.

Its a fact. I homeschool my kids.

It doesn't define who I am. I still love public schools. I still love and admire teachers. (Today I took our elementary school principal an orange dreamsicle. She was working outside on this hot day, and I remembered buying dreamsicles from my principle in elementary school. So, I took her one. I like her. We bonded. It was nice!)

Although homeschooling doesn't define me, it is what I do. It is my job. (Well, that and cleaning house, but I don't like that job so I don't want to talk about it.)

This will be my 7th year to homeschool. After 7 years you would think I would have all the answers, or at least some of the answers. But sadly, I don't. I still have more questions than answers.

This year I am going to review curriculum and homeschool products with the Homeschool Crew

Since Samuel is going to be in 7th grade I decided that I needed all the help I could get, and I think that being able to see and review curriculum for him is really going to help me in this adventure called middle school!

I will still post about my kids, my family, and my thoughts. But if homeschooling turns you off, or disinterests you it won't hurt my feelings if you stop reading this blog. (I lied. It will. But it sounded better to write that it wouldn't!)

I will still be sharing the blog with Abby here so please visit us there.

Thanks for following me on this blog. It's been fun, and it still will be. It will just have more homeschool related posts from now on.

But I promise I won't be making my own bread or peanut butter, or cutting my kids hair. Those things do not excite me. Teaching my childern does though!


  1. I am so glad you are not making peanut butter and cutting anyones hair. I would have to slap you if you even attempted it!

  2. I am a home school mom (for 12 years) with a foot in both doors. Our oldest happily attends our local high school and will be a senior this year, while our daughter, a junior (16) and youngest (soon to be 12) a 7th grader this year. I think this year scares/saddens me most because I know I have just such a short time left with my two oldest at home. We just hit a major milestone - I no longer have a child in elementary/middle school. Thankfully I was GIVEN almost every book that I needed for his 7th grade year. Still contemplating what we need to do with our daughter's subjects this year. We struggle with math so much. I hope that you have a blessed school year filled with more joys and milestones!