Battling our Thoughts

Battling our Thoughts

There are times you make decisions and you know it's the right one. But immediately afterwards you have to deal with thoughts. Thoughts that bombard you and tell you that you're a failure. Thoughts that make you feel as if you are just doing something out of selfishness. Even though you know for a fact … Continue reading Battling our Thoughts

Week 6 in Review

Week 6 in Review

Well after Day 10 of our Eco-system experiment we had a couple losses. Our two original fish have died but the 3 babies are still living and the snail is still living. We studied a bit more on Ancient China and We are reading about Persia. In art Angel has been working on still lifes … Continue reading Week 6 in Review

Weeks 3 – 5 And Boy I’m Behind…

Weeks 3 – 5 And Boy I’m Behind…

So I started blogging about our school weeks and got behind. I'm in a wedding this month and planning some other events both for church and our co-op so I got a little thrown off. Not to mention I still have to work and do school with my girl here at home. We've kept pretty … Continue reading Weeks 3 – 5 And Boy I’m Behind…

Week 2 and Getting Away

Week 2 and Getting Away

We finished week 2 of this homeschool year. It is still hard adjusting to only one kid. She is amazing and awesome but she is not used to having me all to herself. As we both have had to adjust to new schedules and needs we have had to trust God to show us the … Continue reading Week 2 and Getting Away

Week 1 Down 35 more to go…

Week 1 Down 35 more to go…

Last week was our first week back in our school routine. It's Angel's first year alone. It's her first week of highschool and I'm not sure she is enjoying this "alone" time. I know she will adjust. Just as I will. But its taking us some time to get used to a lot of one … Continue reading Week 1 Down 35 more to go…

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

Two posts in one week. Wow. Crazy. I know. But I wanted to share some pictures I took of the Sunflower fields while we were at Ijams. They are blooming and there are 70 acres of them. So enjoy the pictures. © 2019 Dianna Auton © 2019 Dianna Auton © 2019 Dianna Auton © 2019 … Continue reading Sunflowers

Another Year and Another Graduate

Another Year and Another Graduate

So another school year has gone by and we are technically half way through our summer. It's hard to believe. My second daughter has graduated high school and now I only have one left to educate. Phew!!! It's exciting and yet seems hard to believe that I have two college kids. Hope will continue her … Continue reading Another Year and Another Graduate

Focus & Word of the Year

Focus & Word of the Year

It's amazing to me how God can get your attention just by the little things that go on in life. For me it is just little drops of things that will get into my mind and not go away. This year I really felt like I needed to go back to a Word that I … Continue reading Focus & Word of the Year

A Bit of Catching Up

A Bit of Catching Up

What can I say. It's been a very busy and sporadic fall. Now we are into Winter, officially anyway. I started teaching at our Co-Op again. I got to teach Ancient World History to 3rd - 5th graders and 6th - 8th graders. I had two amazing classes for this first semester. Great students and … Continue reading A Bit of Catching Up

2018/2019 Curriculum Choices and Plans

2018/2019 Curriculum Choices and Plans

So this year I only had to plan our school year around two kids. For the past 13 school years I've had to work with 3 and now my oldest is starting her freshman year of college. It's amazing to me how the time flies when you are busy living life. I'm so excited for … Continue reading 2018/2019 Curriculum Choices and Plans