In a previous post, I lamented my “UnSciencyness” (I’m really making up words now). In that post, I described some ways I was alleviating my stress of planning science lessons and executing amazing experiments. Our favorite, by far, has been Tinker Crate, and it’s younger companion, Kiwi Crate. The girls genuinely love these crates and look forward to them month after… View Post
Our Ancient Greece and The Olympics Unit Study finally came to an end. Even though the lesson plans are complete, and the Romans overtook the ancient Greek empire, we didn’t want our study of the ancient Greeks to end. We even delayed it by a few weeks by adding in some more resources. But, for the most part, our unit study has concluded. This is the last week, week 4, of our Ancient Greece and the Olympics Unit Study.
Sometimes I feel I have failed Miss Charlotte Mason. This year I VOW to do better. This year we will not skirt our Nature study responsibilities. This year we will be Nature Study Superheroes! Ok, well at least this year we will go outside. I have been inspired lately by my dear friend Alex who blogs at Life on Island…. View Post
One of our favorite parts of homeschool is our book club. While I don’t host all of our book clubs, the year usually starts at our home. This year we are have two book clubs. The older group is for upper elementary to middle school girls. After hearing many great reviews of the book Poppy, I decided it would be… View Post
Several years ago, dear husband and I made the not-so-difficult decision to stop reproducing. Those dreams of having a brood of six or more children frolicking through our home mimicking the von Trapp children were crushed by the reality that our children were (for lack of a better analogy) more like Gremlins. They refused to sleep through the night willingly,… View Post
We spent the last month studying Ancient Greece. To finish off our unit study, the girls decided we needed an authentic Americanized ancient Greek dinner. The girls aren’t big fans of lamb, and the boys think starches must be served at every meal, so we modified our dishes to fit our family. We decided to add to our authenticity by dressing… View Post
The end of week three of our Ancient Greece and The Olympics Unit Study has come and gone. We had a blast making temples out of clay and painting pottery. Find out about our Ancient Greece and the Olympics Unit Study week 3 in review. This post contains affiliate and referral links. By clicking, you are supporting our chocolate habit…. View Post