By Katie Slavnik
Casual dinnertime banter between Cade Martin, an 11th grader from Chesterfield, and his father, originally sprang from Cade’s natural interest in history. Over time, these conversations evolved to include lively discussions about many topics such as current events and world politics. This eventually led Cade to get involved in [...]
From the blog:
Poached in Salsa
Appreciating the usual, embracing the new
by Louisa, a link to her December 4, 2013 blogpost.
I am not, and have never been, pop culture’s idea of the homeschool mom: sit the kids at the table to work through lessons, have them do chores to keep the house [...]
It’s summertime. It’s time for some decisions. We’ve all been there, sitting at the kitchen table, pros and cons list in front of us, making the big decision. Should we continue with our child’s current educational path, or should we do something big, something scary, and head out on that weedy, [...]
Submitted by Janell E. Robisch
Homeschooling can be demanding for any parent. Maybe if we were only homeschooling and not doing anything else, it wouldn’t feel so overwhelming at times, but most of us aren’t just homeschooling. We are parenting, working, volunteering, nurturing a marriage, raising kids on our own, running a [...]
If You Show a Child a Homemade Hovercraft – Submitted by Kelly Muzzin of Manassas
If you show a child a homemade hovercraft, she’s going to want to make one herself.
She’s going to need the balloon pump, [...]
Last night after Nick did some soccer training at Ukrop Park in Richmond, we went in the Martin’s grocery store. There, next to the sugar free gum in the checkout line, was a stack of TIME magazines, the April 2, 2012 issue.
The issue we’re in.
Nick Faulconer at Darden-Towe Park. Photo by Reed Young [...]
We’d like to start a new feature here at VaHomeschoolers Connection. We’ll introduce a theme and hopefully, you’ll submit photos that go with the theme. Simply head over to our VaHomeschoolers Facebook page and submit your photos there.
Our first theme will be ‘Homeschooling in Unusual Places’.
Reflections on Homeschooling
VaHomeschoolers is pleased to introduce our new series, Reflections on Homeschooling where homeschoolers from across Virginia share musings on their personal homeschooling journey.
What a summer so far! One of the best we’ve had in years. When it’s not been so hot that we’re swimming in the pool, the sunny skies [...]