• home,  homeschool

    how’s homeschool going?

    “How’s homeschool going?” In short, great! Whenever someone asks I frequently say, “better than expected” because it’s true. I will admit, I didn’t have high hopes for this first year. I thought there would be many tears as we adjust to this new life but that simply hasn’t been the case for us and for that I am so grateful. We frequently ask the kids how school is going (maybe too often) because I want to keep a good gauge of what might need changed. When people ask, the kids both say it’s going well. Ellie admits that she doesn’t care for Latin and Cartography but loves doing school in…

  • home,  homeschool

    why we chose to homeschool

    So why homeschool? This is a question we’ve been asked so many times and I feel like the best answer I can give is because God asked us to. I don’t know if this is forever, but I do know that He’s asked us to do something I never thought we’d do in obedience to Him. There are what seems like a million little reasons why this decision was made easier. First, we love to travel and adventure together and homeschool seemed like a logical way to do this easily as a family. Also, both of our kids have done well in school and have been bored at times so…