Category Archives: Homeschooling

Grace’s 5th Birthday / January

Grace’s birthday was simple and quiet.  We had a family brunch and lots of talk and then cake.  Grace wanted to play most of the afternoon, so this year,  we decorated the tree for the birds after everyone but Aunt … Continue reading

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At August’s end

This month has been so, so full.  So many times I have wanted to turn to this space to update what has been happening, but time slipped away.  My brother moved up here during the first half of the month … Continue reading

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Waldorf 1st Grade (Year In Review)

Our first year of academics has come to a close.  When we began the journey last September, I wondered what it would feel like to be in this moment (June), looking backwards.  And it turned out to be a wonderful … Continue reading

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Waldorf week in review

This past week was pretty tame.  I read a lot of books and fairy tales to S, and we reviewed what we’d written in our Main Lesson Book so far.  We reviewed the alphabet letters and their sounds.  We also … Continue reading

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Waldorf week in review

This was a fun week in our Language Arts block.  We talked about the “at” family, read two different fairy tales this week, wrote in the Main Lesson book.  It’s sort of like magic watching what’s going on right now…  … Continue reading

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Waldorf Weekend Review

To catch up a bit on the past two weeks… I didn’t intend for us to observe “school vacation week”, however we had to travel for family on Monday and then Sophia spent Tuesday holed up on the couch ill.  … Continue reading

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Waldorf Weekend Review

This is for weeks 3 and 4 (which we just completed) of our LA block. These weeks involved essentially the same activities…we read two fairy tales each week (Sophia especially enjoyed Briar Rose in week 3) and then I wrote … Continue reading

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