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Unexpected Road Trips

Unexpected Road Trips

Road trips. Everyone I’ve ever met enjoys going on an adventure. Most of the time our family takes those adventures by car. Okay, so everytime our family has been on an adventure, we’ve taken them by car, but let’s not split hairs here. **As always, […]

What Is Unschooling?

What Is Unschooling?

Hey! I know you’ve asked me a few times about unschooling and you’ve wanted more information on the subject. Well, I can only tell you how it applies to MY family. I feel that I need to let you know straight away that I am […]

CuriosityStream: Documentaries Worth Watching

CuriosityStream: Documentaries Worth Watching

I love unit studies. It’s true. While we may follow more of an “unschool” approach in our homeschool, unit studies hold my heart. Living books are a great way to start a unit study, but what happens when you go down a rabbit hole and […]

Green Kid Crafts: Review

Green Kid Crafts: Review

There are so many ways to homeschool. Every family is uniquely different from the next, just as every child, even in the same family, is different from his or her siblings. Everyone learns differently. We received a complimentary subscription box from Green Kid Crafts in […]

Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

    Hey you, sitting there with a cup of coffee. What are you doing August 21 of this year? I know what I’ll be doing. My family and I will be watching the solar eclipse. Wanna join us? No no, you don’t need to […]

Grammarly, Easy Like Sunday Morning

Grammarly, Easy Like Sunday Morning

I enjoy the slow and easy days of Spring. I look forward to the days that school takes place on the screened in porch, and when lazy rainy days are spent in pajamas, only to shower and put on a fresh set before bed. These […]

Homeschooling is Hard Work

Homeschooling is Hard Work

I’ll be the first person to tell you that homeschooling is the best decision that we could have ever made for our family. It’s amazing, and fun, and silly, and challenging and all the wonderful things that one would imagine. It’s also hard. Some days, […]

Embracing Our Child’s Dyslexia

Embracing Our Child’s Dyslexia

Not too very long ago, I was worried if I was failing my children. If you’re a homeschool parent, then you can appreciate my self-doubt. Will they ever learn to read? Will they read for entertainment, or merely to gain information they need in their […]

Field Trips, On A Shoestring Budget

Field Trips, On A Shoestring Budget

First of all, the plan was for me to stay home until our first child was ready to start school. We would send him to a nice private school and I would return to my career as a dental assistant. Somewhere along the way, that plan […]

This Is His Happy Place

This Is His Happy Place

He’s an old soul. He loves wearing fedoras. He loves his little sister, hot blueberry tea and art.      He hasn’t had any REAL formal art classes. He watches a few YouTube channels of a handful of artists. One particular one that he has […]