Pumpkin Spice Tea, Edgar Allen Poe, Ghoulish Treats and Creative Costumes all make for a fun and spooky Halloween Poetry Teatime. This post contains affiliate links. By clicking, you are supporting our chocolate habit. Thanks! For more, check out our Disclosure page. Recently we have begun hosting Poetry Teatime at the local library with our homeschool group. We’ve had so… View Post
We were so far away from civilization that howling banshees with machine guns could’ve murdered us and nobody would’ve heard a thing. Letting Kori Henderson drive me anywhere was mistake enough. That girl’s bradis were done so tight it messed with her brain. Letting her drive me to a spot of serious paranormal activity was pure stupidity. Ghostsitter Book Summary… View Post
Our book club this month involved a Kate DiCamillo novel, strawberry mice, some illegal soup, and a moat. My youngest, who is 8, is in a book club based on books that are in the Brave Writer Arrow curriculum. These are classic books that appeal to, not only new readers but readers of all ages. This month we choice a book… 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
The book Poppy, by Avi, gave us a terrific opportunity to learn about…well…owl poop. This month was our Poppy Book Club, so, of course, we dissected owl pellets. This post contains affiliate links. By clicking, you are supporting our chocolate habit. Thanks! For more information, see our Disclosure page. One of our favorite parts of homeschool is our book club…. 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
Painting pottery, building temples, acting out the Greek myths and building spreadsheets for Olympic results are just some of the activities we worked on in week three of our Ancient Greece and The Olympics Unit Study. This post contains affiliate and referral links. By clicking, you are supporting our chocolate habit. Thanks! For more information, see our Disclosure Page. Ancient Greece… View Post