Author Archives: The Humble Homeschooler

About The Humble Homeschooler

I never thought that the path of life would lead me into homeschooling, but when God called, we answered. We are blessed to have a son who has Asperger's and ADHD. This is a huge part of the reason we decided that homeschooling was the right option when we were called to do it. It can certainly be a challenge, but we take it one day at a time and learn as much as we can from our special boy. We wouldn't trade it for all the "normal" in the world !

What we’re studying this week

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Curriculum Review: Progressive Phonics

Progressive Phonics is a very inclusive phonics program offering an easy to learn system that incorporates read-with-me style books, worksheets, and fun games for a complete phonics experience. Whether you have a visual or kinesthetic learner, Progressive Phonics has you … Continue reading

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Deflecting discouragers

We are now officially Kindergartners! We have mailed off our NOI (Notice of Intent) to the proper people, despite the “advice” of some to hold off doing this until the Muffin Man turns six. Every family has their own reasons … Continue reading

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The Ten Commandments

This week we have begun to study the Ten Commandments.  Muffin Man will be turning 5 in July, and somehow I feel we should have begun studying these a while ago.  However, it has recently been impressed upon my heart … Continue reading

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The lost camera

We moved to a new home in the middle of January. We have been here for three months now. We still have not managed to locate our digital camera, or the charger for our Nintendo DS. This makes me very … Continue reading

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April Showers

April is upon us. I could spend this whole post apologizing for the lengthy absence from the blog, giving you one excuse after another as to where I’ve been or why I’ve been away, but all of that would serve … Continue reading

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Via Colori® : An art experience

There is truly nothing like teaching a child. Every thing that we do has the opportunity to teach them something. This past weekend we took our budding artist to spend an afternoon at a Via Colori® event that was happening … Continue reading

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Three and Two

Like many other homeschooling families, today was our first day of school. This year is going to be a bit interesting in our family. Son will actually be attending preschool at the local Y, in their three-day, four year old … Continue reading

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Right Start Math

We recently started our first real math curriculum, and so I thought I would share some info about it.  At the HEAV convention in June, Dad had the pleasure of attending a session that was quite informative on this product, … Continue reading

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Curriculum Clean-Out

A friend of mine is hosting a curriculum clean-out so I wanted to make sure to tell you about it. This clean-out will be totally AWESOME! None of the items in the clean-out are being sold, instead this will work … Continue reading

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