Weekly Wrap up: Grandma Visiting


In my life this week… This last week had my mother in town for the Fall Wine Festival. We are in the Okanagan Valley and there are some very nice wineries here. As usual we did a bit of a …

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7 Clues you Might be a Homeschooling Dad


Kris over at Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers wrote a post “10 Clues You Might be a Homeschool Dad” from the point of view of a working dad homeschooler. I decided that I could write one from the point of view of …

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Weekly Wrap up: Wood Working


In my life this week… Last weekend Margaret had a Cub camp up at a local lake. As always they had a lot of fun. We had some confusion over pickup time which led to mild concern about where Margaret …

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Weekly Wrap up: An Ordinary Week


In my life this week… This has been a very typical week for us with no extra activities. I figure that I will go over what our activities are. On Monday Ian has karate and the everyone has swimming lessons. …

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Weekly Wrap up: Birthday Party


In my life this week… Last Saturday we finally had a kids party for Margaret’s birthday. Her actually birthday was back in July. She decided to have it at the Y gym. They did a great job and they had …

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Weekly Wrap up: Scout Camp


In my life this week… The week started out with a Scout hiking/camping trip. They started on Saturday, hiked part of the way and then camped overnight with shelters they made themselves. In the morning they hiked the rest of …

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Weekly Wrap up: Routine, What Routine?


In my life this week… Our week started with our local Catholic Family Camp. Families from all over the diocese gather and camp for two nights. It is very well organized and we get to go to talks. There is …

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Weekly Wrap up: Back to School


In my life this week… Well school has started back for us at least. The public system is still out on strike and the rhetoric from both sides is pretty fierce. It is going to be a while. I feel …

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A Day in our Homeschool Life


We have been through a number of ‘systems’ to try to manage our homeschool. One one hand I need for them to get things done on the other I like to let them loose to discover on their own. Finding …

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My Homeschoolers 2014


I thought I would use the majority of this as my new ‘about us’ page. So I am including all of us not just my homeschoolers. Philip – Grade 7 – 12 years old Philip was my first homeschooler having …

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