Using Windows 8 Timers in Your Homeschooling

SherriBarth IG Using Windows 8 Timers

Have you tried using the Timer(s) feature that’s part of Windows 8? Last week I shared a quick Instagram update about this feature that I discovered and wasted no time putting to work in our homeschooling.   After getting a couple of questions about it, I decided to take a…

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Congratulations Sam! {Homeschool Art}

Daniel Pauses for a Drink on the Way to Capernaum

It is with great pride that I am thrilled to announce that our Sammi has won FIRST PLACE in her age group for the Art for Homeschool,  Spring 2014 Art Show! Hi Sherri, Samantha received 1st place in her age group with her photograph depicting Daniel. Congratulations!!!!!!! A really beautiful photo. She…

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Tools for School–2013 Edition

It’s hard to believe that it’s time to get back to the books already for another school year! Honestly though, we are ready. We’ve had a great summer filled with family, friends, fun, and even a little travel! {More about all that in a few future posts…} Once again, we…

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Shhhh! It’s Testing Week!

Yep… not gonna hear too much from me this week for a couple of reasons: First of all… it’s our last “official” week of school for the 2012-2013 school year. {We actually school year round, but our state likes things wrapped up by the end of June for official purposes.}…

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{Nature Study} Our Bird Viewing Window

This school year, we’ve been working our way through Apologia’s Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Sixth Day. A significant portion of this study is about birds and the kids have really, thoroughly enjoyed getting to know more about these incredible creatures of God’s creation. A few months into our…

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{Posting for Posterity} Ellie’s ABC Song

As we’re wrapping up our school year (technically speaking, we homeschool year round, but we’re winding down on our 180 days here…) Ellie wanted to share today her favorite thing she’s learned in “preschool” this year. She’s currently 3 years, 9 months old. And of course, ever the director, she…

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{Nature Study} Signs of Spring

Each week, we spend “hours in the out of doors,” as Charlotte Mason called it. I like to set aside a certain amount of time each week, devoted to our Nature Study. One of the kids’ favorite nature study times is during the change of seasons… I always send ‘em…

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The 2:1 Conference and Me

It’s been about a week and a half since I left my “blogging family” at the 2:1 Conference behind. Seriously. That’s how I feel about them. I won my ticket to the very first 2:1 Conference and attended it with a mix of excitement and trepidation back in April of…

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Sharing Great Resources

I know it was a bit quiet here on the blog last week… and with good reason! I was quite busy preparing for my upcoming trip to The Titus 2:1 Conference! I am so excited to be returning to this blogging/homeschool conference this year and looking forward to seeing friends…

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The One Where I Learn More Than the Kids

I’ve been a Christian for 19 years now. {Wow I just felt old when I wrote that…} And in that 19 years, despite spells where I meandered away from my focus on God, I have maintained a fervent interest in learning all that I can about my God, my Savior,…

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