Watercoloring has been our art project of choice lately and in honor of Valentine’s Day the kids and I crafted a fun heart banner to spice up the mantle! I shared all the steps (and a free heart printable) over on Baby Gizmo – take a peek! Happy Love Week!
Hey, hey! How about a homeschool update/round up? Homeschooling has become such a huge part of our lives! Two kids has ramped things up like, WOAH. School work and school prep and field trips and my attempts at keeping learning fun gets most of my focus during the day. It’s a lot of work and a lot […]
Jem is a question filled girl. Just this week I’ve been quizzed on topics such as extinct animals, the Queen of England’s Crown Jewels, and constellations. ***Watch us run to the library because mama doesn’t have even close to all the answers*** She’s also big on imagining based on her nonstop questions and will often start conversations […]
It’s late. I’m in pajamas. It’s allllmost time for my 4th meal (debating between a bowl of cereal or salt and vinegar chips). But, since it’s your lucky night, I’m holding off on my pregnancy cravings to share everything that has arrived for Jemma’s 1st grade homeschool year … via video! Enjoy! Here’s the link list […]
When I was mapping out our homeschool year last Fall, I heard through the grapevine that something special was coming to the Pacific Science Center in Seattle — the Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor. Amazing exhibits are frequently on rotation at PSC (when I was growing up we saw features on Titanic, King Tut, and […]
When our Fall term of homeschooling ended, I cataloged all the books Jemma read here. I thought it would be fun to keep track term after term; a way to reflect on what she has read and share her recommendations with other little readers. But then, I couldn’t. Because she’s freakin’ Belle. Always reading. Always finishing […]
We’re wrapping up our 4th week of homeschooling and I’m stopping in to confess that homeschooling is hard. Harder than I thought it would be. If you’ve been homeschooling for any amount of time you’re probably chuckling at me and my earlier exuberance. You knew this was coming. You knew it was hard. But, if you […]
A dear virtual friend (like, really really dear) is sharing an amazing post about the election! If you’re a homeschooling mama or just one who likes to keep their littles abreast on current events, you won’t want to miss it! Hi, I’m Laura. I’m a homeschool mom and a work-at-home mom. Things I am […]