McKinley meets Civics

This has been an amazing mini unit for McKinley. ▶︎ First, she took a virtual civics class with my gracious brother (a die hard Poli-Sci junkie who majored in it). ▶︎ She learned all about the branches of government, the political parties, and the electoral college. ▶︎ For homework she had to do her own…

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…

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…

Dreams On Horseback

Cora had an unforgettable experience the other day. Although she didn’t fully understand the magnitude of what was going on, she will definitely remember being able to ride on “Bo” outside for a long while.  Here’s a picture she drew of their ride together. Cora started therapeutic riding lessons at Dreams on Horseback close to…

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…