On Saturday night, Eric and I were enjoying the cooler weather on our new screened in porch. We even took out some pillows to get even more comfortable in our chairs that we have out there. Molly, of course, had to accompany us, and she declared that it was school time. So, gone was our quiet. ... Read More about Terry or Monkey Spout?
Today, we were fortunate to get to have a lunch out with some women from church. We met at a McDonalds with an indoor play area and let our kids play while we all got to visit. It was just what I needed! While we were there, Noah had to coo over the new baby ("J") of one of my friends from ... Read More about Hey! He has brown skin!
After we made the decision to homeschool our 7 year old daughter, I began looking into various curricula. I knew I didn’t want to do strict pre-packaged curricula, but I was very unsure as to how to pull together a completely unique, homemade program. There’s so much available, I quickly became ... Read More about Review: Catholic Heritage Curricula First Grade Lesson Plans
Yeah, yeah, I know -- some people don't like Crocs. Us though -- we're a Croc family. Wearing Crocs so often, though, does mean that our Crocs get dirty sometimes. So, we hose them down or scrub them, and then it's all good for a while. Of course, hosing them down becomes a lot more difficult to ... Read More about The Easiest Way to Get Your Crocs Squeaky Clean
Over the last two weeks, I've shared with you some tips on writing your own unit studies.In Part One, we discussed determining your learning objectives and gathering your resources. Part Two gave you lots of suggestions on the types of activities that make learning fun.I've saved the easiest for ... Read More about How to Plan Unit Studies (Part Three)