Orientation

On Monday, we went to orientation for our new home-school co-op. It was: ExcitingScaryA reliefOverwhelmingRefreshingExhausting As I mentioned earlier, we are trying something completely different this year. We are doing the academic program at a home school co-op,...

School choices: The conclusion

If you are just starting to read, you should go back and start here. Why did I write all of this? Honestly, I kind of wish I had just written one simple blog post saying what we are doing for the fall. I kind of wish I had not revealed my inner struggle and all of my...

Insomnia sets in

If you are just starting to read, you should go back and start here. We got home from vacation and I went to the web site of our local school district to find out what I needed to do to register. I downloaded the 58-page “Back to School Handbook.” I read...

Hmmm? That's a revolutionary idea!

If you are just starting to read, you should go back and start here. So… we were in the Smoky Mountains staring at that big white envelope with our application for private school. I explained in the last post why we just didn’t feel settled about putting...

The journey

If you are just starting to read, you should go back and start here. Thank you for all of the comments on Facebook, the comments here and the private e-mails. I have been surprised as I look at my stats to see how many people are reading this. It actually gave me a...