What We’re Reading in Homeschool: September and October

We just finished week six of our homeschooling year and we’ve read a lot of great books already. I thought I’d take a minute to share the books we have finished so far as well as the books we are currently reading. I’ll give you my thoughts as well as some book reviews by myContinue reading “What We’re Reading in Homeschool: September and October”

6 Things I Want to Accomplish This Fall

Kat @ Mama Kat’s Losin It wants to know 6 things I’m hoping to accomplish this fall (it’s one of 6 prompts for her pretty much world famous Writer’s Workshop. It feels weird to make plans or goals in a year that has been notoriously filled with uncertainty and change – but let’s see ifContinue reading “6 Things I Want to Accomplish This Fall”

School Pictures and a Check In

It’s week three of our school year and we’re starting to find our rhythm. Last weekend I took the kids outside (with Doggo the Homeschool Mascot) for school pictures, because tradition. My high schooler is settling into his virtual learning nicely. His classes are starting to assign actual assignments (I’m sure he misses when hisContinue reading “School Pictures and a Check In”

The Difference A Year Makes.

One of Mama Kat’s prompts for this week’s Writer’s Workshop is to look back on a blog posts from this time last year and compare how things are different now… I know, right? I don’t think 2019 Jen could even fathom 2020 Jen’s life and that’s okay because I wouldn’t wish it on my worstContinue reading “The Difference A Year Makes.”

WWW Wednesday | August 26th

It’s Wednesday so it’s time for WWW Wednesday. This is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer three questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Miraculously I actually have enough to update you with since lastContinue reading “WWW Wednesday | August 26th”

WWW Wednesday | August 19, 2020

I thought I’d hop in on WWW Wednesday this week. This is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer three questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Last Read The last book I finished was TheContinue reading “WWW Wednesday | August 19, 2020”

Getting Ready for Back to School – 2020 Style

In three weeks we officially start our school year. My fourteen year old is starting his first year of high school virtually. He’s the amount of excited but nervous that you would expect. After months of hearing little more than crickets about what’s going to happen, the last week or two have been a comparableContinue reading “Getting Ready for Back to School – 2020 Style”