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…

A Peek into Seeds

If you don’t already know, we’re nature lovers. So, it was easy to fall in love with Raising Little Shoots – “Exploring Nature With Children: A Year Long Curriculum” for our journey this year. We’ve been exploring the topic of seeds. Truthfully though, these two wildflower girls have been learning much more. It’s one thing…

A Peek into the Night Sky

We’re wrapping up our studies on the ‘night sky,’ and boy oh boy has it been a beautiful one. Our favorite book we read was “The Star People: A Lakota Story,” by SD Nelson. ⭐️ We learned all about Van Gogh, examined and discussed his Starry Night, and created our own mixed media versions! (We…

Why Georgia?

Remember that John Mayor song, “Why Georgia, Why?” Yeah, I’ve been getting that question a lot lately with our decision to homeschool. Which actually I find strange considering the crazy mess our world is in with this pandemic. But alas the homeschooling stigma is still very much alive. Possibly there will be a shift in…

Years Later, She Wrote

It’s been three years since my last written blog post on here.  I suppose we have a lot of catching up to do.  It seems daunting with the time that has passed, but McKinley’s turning seven in seven days. Lets see… McKinley started Kindergarten.  And then she started First Grade too. McKinley lost her first…