Brief Hiatus — Update

Family life and staying healthy are taking top priority in our household (and many households) at the moment, so we will be on a brief hiatus here at Summerly Homeschool through the end of April to take care of things. Our monthly Book Club is canceled for March. We’ll discuss the March book in April, Read More

The Love List — February 2020

Here are a few of the things we’re loving right now: At Home: Snow Days! Sure, it was 70 degrees and sunny just a few days ago (which we celebrated by meeting up with friends at the park), but today we woke up to snow. A lovely surprise, and so much fun. This small indoor Read More

Around Town and Beyond — February 2020

Welcome to February! If you’re ready to add more fun, field trips, or unit studies to your homeschooling this month, here are a few things worth taking a look at. Enjoy! Online: Teaching Black History: Resources for All Ages –a nice compilation of resources, links, and lesson plan ideas from GPB/PBS. GPB/PBS Kids Writing Contest Read More

Getting Outside!

One of the things I appreciate most about homeschooling, and particularly homeschooling in metro Atlanta, is the opportunity to spend a lot of time outside in nature. Because of our flexible schedules, proximity to State and National Parks, waterfalls, and mountain trails, and warm weather most of the year, we’re able to take ourselves — Read More

Around Town and Beyond — January Homeschool Events

To kick off the New Year (and new decade!), here are just a few of the fun homeschool-friendly events going on in January. Enjoy! Thursday, January 2 — Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament at the Duluth Library; 2pm to 4:30pm. Compete to see who’s the best! This tournament is open to kids age 8-18, and Read More

Celebrating “Back to School”

Now that it’s August, we can feel our summer winding down and preparation for fall (and fall homeschool classes) gearing up. It’s a bittersweet time; time to say goodbye to our sweet, lazy summer days, but also time to say hello to new classes, new friends, and new learning opportunities. We always celebrate this time Read More

Easy Summer Fun

I hope everyone is having a great summer. Ours has been spent staycation style, as usual. There’s something sweet about spending summer days at home (or close to home), instead of trying to travel in peak heat and crowd season. If we take a trip this year it will most likely be a short getaway Read More

Fun! Things to do Around Town May-August

I’ve been filling in our personal calendar with all the fun things to do around town (and particularly OTP in the Gwinnett County area) this summer, and thought I’d share some of our favorites here, in case anyone else wants to check them out. The list is just the tip of the iceberg in terms Read More

Around Town (and Beyond) — March 2019

March is here! Spring is just a couple of weeks away! And there’s a lot of fun stuff to do around town. Here are a few ideas to get you started: March 7-16 — Atlanta Jewish Music Festival; taking place at multiple venues around town, this annual festival showcases Jewish heritage through jazz, sacred, folk, Read More