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Forum: Homeschooling October 19th, 2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Easy Grammar questions

Well thanks for responding anyhow. LOL After looking through it I know I dont need the workbook. Now I just need to know how much a difference there is between 4th and 5th grade levels.

I think...
Forum: Homeschooling October 19th, 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Reading out loud

We read all the time. There is a lot of reading out loud in our curriculum (MFW) and we have read alouds as well. They also read aloud to me for their reading time. I love reading to them and we like...
Forum: Homeschooling October 19th, 2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Chores before school or school before chores?

I would love to have enough time for them to do their morning chores before school but it rarely happens. Most of the time they do them after school because we are in such a rush to get school done...
Forum: Homeschooling October 19th, 2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Classical Conversations

A good friend does cc and I have been to an info meeting. We thought about it but decided against it for this year anyhow. I am not sure my kids would like all the memory work they do. The getting up...
Forum: Homeschooling October 19th, 2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By brandimomof2
Question Easy Grammar questions

Hi ladies, I have another question for you wonderful ladies!!! I decided to give Easy Grammar a try with my 5th grader because she hates R&S. I happen to like RS but she does not. I am hoping Easy...
Forum: Homeschooling September 10th, 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Writing for 2nd grader that hates writing

Yes we are doing some things orally right now. It seems there is still way to much for her to write. We will figure it out though. I know it wont last forever.
Forum: Homeschooling September 10th, 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By brandimomof2
Need opinions on Sonlight

I have been considering Sonlight for a long time now and never have taken the plunge. I am really really thinking we may try it next year. We are pretty set for this year so will not do it this year....
Forum: Homeschooling September 10th, 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Writing for 2nd grader that hates writing

Hey Heather, How are you? I remember you from a while back.

My older daughter is like that now. She hated it at this age as well and now she is so so much better and writes books and stories. I...
Forum: Homeschooling September 10th, 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Writing for 2nd grader that hates writing

Thanks ladies. I was at Mardel's just today and was looking through Draw Write Now and that was the only one that looked appealing to my daughter. I almost bought it but wanted to check reviews first...
Forum: Homeschooling September 10th, 2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By brandimomof2
Writing for 2nd grader that hates writing

We are having so many issues with my daughter in writing. She hates writing!!! We are using A Reason for Writing. I would think picking out the boarder to decorate each week would motivate her but it...
Forum: Homeschooling August 27th, 2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By brandimomof2
Saxon editions

Does anyone know if the solutions manual for the 3rd edition will line up with the 2nd edition books? We are using 65 and bought it used with no homeschool manual that has the answers to the...
Forum: Homeschooling August 6th, 2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Calvert

Calvert seems really really expensive to me. I am interested in hearing how it works out though. We are using MFW for most and then adding our math and Lang Arts.

Heather, I remember talking to...
Forum: Homeschooling August 6th, 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,010
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: What are you using this Fall?

We are using MFW and adding Saxon math and Primary Lang Lessons. We will use Explode the Code for my younger one as well. We are doing a lot of interest unit studies this year as well. So excited...
Forum: Homeschooling August 6th, 2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Checking in and curriculum questions

Thanks!!! I do like the looks of Sonlight as well. We use My Fathers World though which is very much like Sonlight except its not so overwhelming. Its also cheaper. LOL
Forum: Homeschooling July 24th, 2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Checking in and curriculum questions

Thanks for the suggestions. We have used Abeka before and it is a lot. LOL I am actually more on the Charlotte Mason style but have heard good things about Classical Conversations. I have heard its...
Forum: Homeschooling July 23rd, 2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Checking in and curriculum questions

Can anyone tell me how learning Lang Arts through Lit works? Is it a christian program at all? Not that it has to be but just wondering. Looks like it could be neat but not real sure. If anyone has...
Forum: Homeschooling July 23rd, 2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By brandimomof2
Checking in and curriculum questions

Hello, I have not posted in a while but use to come here often. Hope everyone is doing well.

I just wanted to get some ideas on a English for my 5th grader. We have done R&S and I love it but...
Forum: 2011 Playroom January 4th, 2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By brandimomof2
Just dropping in to say hi!!!

Have not been on here in a while. Just dropping in to say Hi. How is everyone doing? I cant believe Norah is 10 mths old now. Time sure does fly. How is everyones little ones doing?

Looks like I...
Forum: 2011 Playroom November 11th, 2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By brandimomof2
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Forum: Homeschooling August 29th, 2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: I am so heartbroken.

I am not sure she would like a sling. I used a wrap for a short time but have not used it in awhile. She like constant moving so sitting down and holding her would be out of the question. LOL

My...
Forum: Homeschooling August 29th, 2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: I am so heartbroken.

Jaden is in 4th and Zayda is in 1st. Its so hard not to beat myself up about this. Not really what I wanted to do or had planned to do.
Forum: Homeschooling August 29th, 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By brandimomof2
Unhappy I am so heartbroken.

Hi friends, I am so so heartbroken today. We made the decision to put our girls back in school temporarily. I am just so upset about it.

The reason is that we have a 5mth old that is pretty high...
Forum: Choosing Not to Vaccinate August 25th, 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By brandimomof2
Public school and no vaccines-Help

I am wondering if its going to be a problem to enroll my kids in public school if we do not get vaccines? I am in Texas. I have not filled out the form for Exemption until today and they said it...
Forum: Homeschooling July 22nd, 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: Bought my first home school books today!!

That is great!!!

I know how you feel on the other. It will be ok.
Forum: Homeschooling July 22nd, 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By brandimomof2
Re: questions about math

Thanks ladies!!! Chrystal I have not looked into math mammoth. I have not heard much about it. Tell me more about it.

I have looked into R&S. I thought about it but she is a artistic visual person...
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