Barely Adequate – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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On this third day of my 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling series, I have for you another definition of the word threadbare: something that is barely adequate due to shabbiness. I must admit that this is the post which caused me to want to write this series. Sometimes, mama, we all have seasons where all […]

Threadbare Finances – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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Welcome to Day 2 of my 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling series! Sometimes the reason we are threadbare homeschooling is simply because we can’t afford it any other way. When we first started homeschooling 11 years ago, that’s how it was for us – and it has been that way off and on (mostly on) […]

Used So Often It’s Dull – 5 Days of Threadbare Homeschooling

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One of the definitions of threadbare is something which is “used so often it’s dull.” That sounds like our homeschooling status sometimes! We all have ruts we tend to follow, and at some point it all begins to be so commonplace that it’s almost painful to get up each day and do the same things […]

Threadbare Homeschooling

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Every year, the Schoolhouse Review Crew hosts an annual 5-day blog hop with the topic of our choice. Threadbare Homeschooling can mean so many things. Some of the definitions of threadbare include so thin you can see through it, showing signs of age and neglect, used so often it’s dull, barely adequate because of cheapness or […]

Accountable2You Internet Monitoring

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I have teenage and preteen boys in this house, and because it’s a subject that’s important to our family I jumped at the chance to review the Family Plan from the internet monitoring service Accountable2You. It’s not a filter, but truly a monitoring tool that can be useful on computers as well as mobile devices […]