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by mom2threeBoys
Tue May 20, 2014 3:06 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Combining 1st and an OLDER program
Replies: 80
Views: 29345

Re: MFW1 science as summer activities?

Yes, Shawna, you are correct. My 8 year old is reluctant, as well as my husband. I hadn't even thought about it being a good precursor! I just didn't want to feel like I was wasting part of a curriculum! Doing some science, some reading, and some multiplication fact memorization this summer (was alr...
by mom2threeBoys
Tue May 20, 2014 10:19 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Combining 1st and an OLDER program
Replies: 80
Views: 29345

Re: MFW1 science as summer activities?

Thanks so much! My oldest actually asked last night if we could HS for summer and public school when school starts. Lol...this tells me he is interested at least. Thanks for the ideas and encouragement! I am looking forward to learning with them, even if it is geography. It sure would be nice to be ...
by mom2threeBoys
Mon May 19, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - When homeschooling isolates the child
Replies: 39
Views: 12497

Re: Homeschool Lonelies

We are not homeschooling yet, but already, our 8 year old's biggest concern about it is making new friends. I have been praying for a best friend for him. We have a great community of families and lots of homeschool groups and families in the area, but he still longs for that one person who "gets" h...
by mom2threeBoys
Thu May 15, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Schedule - Gentle start?
Replies: 6
Views: 2760

Re: Advice for newbie please?

Oooh...good point about ECC being the fun part! I had not thought of it that way! And after thinking about it, there is so much more to do in ECC that it would be easier to add the math and LA to that vs the way I was thinking. And I think MFW1 is only 34 weeks? It makes since to even hold off on th...
by mom2threeBoys
Tue May 13, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - About to begin homeschooling! Transitions.
Replies: 118
Views: 36627

Re: "Trial" week before public school starts...help!

Well, I haven't worked it all out yet, but I think starting a week or two early may be our answer. Now to figure out when to order everything and then schedule our days...which I am sure will result in plenty of trial and error! Also have to figure outa school calendar and school ttimes. Did I menti...
by mom2threeBoys
Fri May 09, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - About to begin homeschooling! Transitions.
Replies: 118
Views: 36627

Re: "Trial" week before public school starts...help!

Thank you all for your responses so far. He has said because he loves me and sees how important this is to me, he is willing to give it a year. His concern isn't the academics. Former teacher here, and that's just my "thing." What is not my thing is balancing housework and kids. I also have a histor...
by mom2threeBoys
Fri May 09, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Exploring Countries and Cultures Archive
Topic: Combining ECC and younger child learning to read
Replies: 108
Views: 38801

Re: Scheduling 1st and ECC??

While you wait for more busy moms, here are some archives you could read: 1st & olders (3 pages): http://board.mfwbooks.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2713 ECC & 1st or K (4 pages): http://board.mfwbooks.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6727 HTH, Julie Thank you both! The links are very helpful. I attempted a sear...