Category Archives: Homeschooling

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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Bouncy Balls

Gabe has been begging to make slime for months and months now. I kept putting him off because I didn’t have the clear glue it called for and because I’ve heard that borax is something that really shouldn’t be handled … Continue reading

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Tinker Crate Fun

Ben scoured an amazing deal on Tinker Crate which we gifted to the boys for Christmas. It was just two boxes, but it ended up totaling $8 and we were given a bonus Doodle Crate. This past week was busy, … Continue reading

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Ready to Rock

Luke started taking music lessons at School of Rock about 8 months ago. He started off taking weekly lessons and they quickly encouraged us to enroll him in one of the performance classes.┬áKids in performance classes not only have private … Continue reading

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First Snow Day of 2017

Today we woke up to snow blanketing the trees and ground. It was only a few inches, but it was perfect. The creek that cuts across the back of our property isn’t much, but it does look neat in winter. … Continue reading

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Captain Fantastic

I’ve been wanting to watch Captain Fantastic since I first viewed the trailer. It features a homeschooling family that lives out in the wilderness. Instead of video games and tv, the kids spend their days gardening, hunting, rock climbing, playing … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in December

Random homeschooling notes. We put together a cheapy science kit early in the month. It has a thermometer, rain gauge, weather vane and barometer. Oh, and compass. It was easy to assemble and while it probably won’t last long,┬ábut even … Continue reading

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