Category Archives: Homeschooling

Saying Goodbye to Fall

Fall is one of my favorite times of year, but I have to say goodbye to it early this year. We’re heading out in a few days to head down South to visit with my sweet new niece. I’m so … Continue reading

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Young Conservation Center

We’ve had some really cold weather here lately. First freeze and all. So when we found out it was going to be 75, I knew I had to get the boys out and about. Young Conservation Center is nearby so … Continue reading

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Valley View Glade Conservation Area

We’ve lived in this house for over 6 years now, but we really don’t know the area well. In the past year, we’ve made friends with people who live a bit further out and they’ve opened our eyes to several … Continue reading

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Don Robinson State Park – Blue Trail

A much-welcome cool front has come through Missouri which means we were able to get out and about this weekend. A new state park opened up just 20 minutes from us. We’ve been meaning to visit for a while, but … Continue reading

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Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

We haven’t been here since last Fall! The heatwave broke and the days have become much more tolerable. We met up with some friends and enjoyed a few hours wading, swimming, exploring, and catching. We stayed until about lunch time … Continue reading

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King Tut Exhibit

The heat is obscene here this week. Every day is over 100 degrees! We made plans to meet up with Gabe’s friend at the Science Center so that we could stay indoors. I figured the kiddos would just play for … Continue reading

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Geocaching Class

In trying to make the most of our MOBOT membership, I signed us up for a geocashing class at Shaw Nature Reserve. It was a class for beginners. Or should I say, Beginners. My boys were the oldest boys there. … Continue reading

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Millennium Park

Today we met our friends up at Millennium Park in Creve Coeur. We stayed a full 2 hours and the boys still didn’t want to leave. It’s a great park for older kids. Lots of neat things to climb.

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Shaw Nature Reserve – Wetlands Trail

Our MOBOT membership allows for free entry to Shaw Nature Reserve so the boys and I decided to take advantage. The weather has been unseasonably cool these past several days. Normally we hunker down, but when it’s this nice we … Continue reading

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Rock Out

Luke performed in his end-of-season-show this past Saturday. I’m really proud of all the hard work he put in! He played electric guitar on several songs and bass on several songs. I was really impressed with his bass-playing because he … Continue reading

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