Category Archives: Homeschooling

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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Missouri Botanical Gardens 2017 – Spring

We decided our yearly family membership would be to the Missouri Botanical Gardens. The boys are old enough to appreciate it and it allows us free entry into the gardens and their sister site in the country which has tons … Continue reading

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Cliff Cave Hike

We were blessed with amazing weather this past weekend. Low 70s! I told the guys, earlier in the week, to prepare themselves for an outdoor adventure because we were absolutely going to be taking advantage of such unseasonable weather. We … Continue reading

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Homeschool Organization

Over the years I’ve tried different approaches to homeschool supplies. In our previous home, the boys were little so I didn’t have much in the way of dedicated homeschool supplies or curriculum. I had one little shelf that I put … Continue reading

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