A Peek into Fungi, Moss and Lichen!

We didn’t waste any time digging into our fungi unit! Mainly because we were excited to hunt for them. The girls became instant detectives. We took tons of pictures and then printed them. Afterwards we got to work on our identifying skills. “The poetry of earth is never dead.” -John Keats Crafts and Projects Moss…

A peek into our Pond, Tree, and Pumpkin study

I don’t always capture everything we do, but here’s a peek into the last three weeks! Pond Study We learned all about pond ecosystems! The different kind of critters and pond life (like the frogs life cycle), various aquatic plants, and the difference between composers, decomposers, and producers. We studied Claude Monet and explored more…

A Peek into Autumn

It looks like we’ve been busy (and we have), but in many ways we’ve slowed down to enjoy life. These past three or so weeks have been filled with celebrations of life. “ An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing – Charlotte Mason We welcomed fall by making lots…

You Still Mean the World to Me

Here’s the thing–this is not for the lighthearted. So, proceed with caution.  One time in a counseling session, I had a client tell me they were still grieving over their mother who had passed away a decade ago.  At that point, it was my job to be understanding and normalize her feelings.  So, I did. …

Four-year-old big 

  McKinley turns 4 today.  “1. 2. 3. 4,” she excitedly pronounces to the world. My bustling -happy- hyper- curious- passionate -confident- and quite often stubborn -mini me.  You can tell she’s older.  “Come on Cora, you can do it—No Cora that’s our neighbor’s yard.”  Just by the way she tries to redirect her little…