I haven't had a chance to sum up our life choices into a tidy list like this, but if I had this article would have mirrored my thoughts and the experiences I plan to share with my son. "I’m not raising my kids to live a normal life. I’m raising them to live an extraordinary… Continue reading 10 Ways Travelling Has Ruined Our Kids Lives – Shared from 100 Bucket List Adventures
We are here in Orlando getting close to the end of our trip. This has been a well-timed trip. Many things are in flux and changing in our world, so to take time to slow down and just enjoy ourselves in the company of family has been a nice change of pace. I will follow… Continue reading Friends, Let’s Catch-up!
My mom and I went to Washington DC. My favorite thing was the Washington Monument. I enjoyed the night bus tour, too. I loved to go swimming every day. You should go to Washington DC.
Ok, I'll admit Washington DC wasn't on my personal list of travel destinations but now that we are homeschooling what better way to get a 'civics and government' lesson than a trip to DC, right? Sebastian and I both agree this trip was fantastic! By the end, we were so sore and tired from all the… Continue reading Washington DC: The Capitol, Smithsonian Museums and Monument Tours
Just sharing a fun multiplication resource! Practice multiplication with this cute crawlies worksheet! multiplication_games_multiplication_crawlies Need more practice? Head over to Education.com for more multiplication resources to help you master mathematics!
Skateboarding is hard, but when you learn it's fun. Then when you're good at it you can do tricks. Also, skateboarding is a sport. The five major elements of the board are the deck, grip tape, trucks, wheels, and bearings. The gear that you should wear is a helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, elbow pads,… Continue reading The World of Skateboarding
I wanted to share a random, happy shot from one of our mornings. As a family, we place much value on decreasing the busyness and increasing the calm. Homeschooling affords us the time to support these values. On this day my little juicer and I made one of my favorite juices (recipe below) while discussing green… Continue reading Riding the Trail, Squeezing the Juice and Painting the Stars
"Since 1998, bird watchers across North America have come together for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). This February 16th- 18th is your chance to participate in the GBBC as a citizen scientist! In 2017 "an estimated 240,418 bird watchers from more than 100 countries submitted 181,606 bird checklists reporting 6,259 species-more than half the… Continue reading The Great Backyard Bird Count Needs You! Feb 16th-18th
We finally took the plunge and invested in a laptop for Sebastian. We wanted a windows based laptop that would be good for gaming (fast RAM), travel (lightweight & thin), Skype/google hangouts (built-in mic & cam), quick to boot up (solid state), lots of room for files (large hard drive), comfortable and easy to use… Continue reading Outschool, Khan & Music Mixing
Education.com was kind enough to provide us with a project on sound localization. You can read below for all the details. To access a variety of study materials on ANGLES, visit Education.com's website here. What? Where? If you can tell when someone’s sneaking up on you, your ears might have a good sound localization ability, meaning they're great… Continue reading Science Project: Sound Localization: Judging Sound Direction by Education.com