The Last Week of School

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It’s here, folks! The last week of school has finally arrived. As usual, I have mixed feelings. Homeschooling is my passion, so the end of the school year leaves me thinking, “What am I going to do with myself for the next three months?” On the other hand, I have been at this for nine years, so I know summer schedules can be even busier than the school year.

Mom and daughter holding hands

My daughter still wants to hold my hand while we hike. It’s sweet.

We have not finished all our textbooks, either. So this leaves us with a few things to wrap up here and there throughout the next 12 weeks. Actually, it is more like nine weeks, because three weeks will be spent in summer camps at different times. Continue reading »


Mommy Camp

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My daughter and I go to Mommy Camp while my son is at Adventure Camp in Georgia. Mommy Camp is something I came up with last year, when we dropped our son off at Cohutta Springs Youth Camp for the first time.

Playing mini-golf in Pigeon Forge

Playing mini-golf in Pigeon Forge

On the way back, our daughter was feeling really sad that she was only five and could not stay at camp with her brother. Adventure Camp is for ages 7-9.  Continue reading »