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Celebrating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Celebrating Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

After watching her children fill their summer reading logs with Harry Potter, the Briggs Mother scours the closets for Harry Potter-ish clothing, having a bit of luck that last year’s Halloween costumes included 2 Harry Potter characters. The Briggs children reluctantly slip into their costumes […]

Ruly Reader Question: What are you using to teach your kids computer programming?

Ruly Reader Question: What are you using to teach your kids computer programming?

When I posted a few weeks ago about finishing our math curriculum, I casually mentioned that we will move on to learning JavaScript. Readers Bertie and Mama Paul asked for details on what materials we are using to learn computer programming. Per usual, I will […]

We Finished Math!

We Finished Math!

Despite all of the messy bits of March, including a monster cold that has overtaken all of us this week, we can claim victory on one to do list item . . . . WE FINISHED MATH!!! For us, math is the most time consuming […]

Super Tuesday!  Homeschooling the Election

Super Tuesday! Homeschooling the Election

As everyone knows, yesterday was Super Tuesday in Virginia. We are one of the 12 states that have a huge impact on the selection of the presidential candidates. This year in our homeschooling, we are studying U.S. History. When the presidential primaries began, we started […]

The 2015 Ski Report

The 2015 Ski Report

For the past two years, we have enrolled the children in ski lessons during the winter months. We learned that they LOVE skiing. This year, as we were deciding when to start lessons, it was a particularly cold week due to a “polar vortex” and […]