Leaving the Flock

10 Ways Travelling Has Ruined Our Kids Lives – Shared from 100 Bucket List Adventures

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

Leaving the Flock

Friends, Let’s Catch-up!

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!

Homeschool Resources

Practice Multiplication with this Cute Crawlies Worksheet!

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!

Sebastian's Stories

The World of Skateboarding

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

Homeschool Resources

Science Project: Sound Localization: Judging Sound Direction by Education.com

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

Homeschool Resources

“Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why”

Great article just published on Business Insider. Here's the sum-up but give this one the five minutes it will take to read. There are several more worthy articles linked inside too. 1. Personalized learning is a strong method of instruction. 2. Students can learn more about what they really care about. 3. Social media gives… Continue reading “Homeschooling could be the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century — here are 5 reasons why”

Homeschool Resources

Challenge the Norm, who me? No, YOU!

Since New Year's day is typically a time of reflection and resolutions, I thought it a good time to ask you to look at your norm and consider how it could be improved. I'm sure you are already at the gym, grinding up a fresh glass of green juice or deciding what fish to bake… Continue reading Challenge the Norm, who me? No, YOU!

Leaving the Flock

The singing has returned.

Wow has November flown by! I can't believe we have almost completed our first semester of homeschooling. This has been such a rewarding and amazing few months. I adore the classes at the Microsoft store in Northpark. They host these for our homeschool group and the kids just love them! This time we learned how to build… Continue reading The singing has returned.

Leaving the Flock

A Quieter Week.

This was a welcome week. We had fewer outings and it was nice to downshift this week's pace. We hit math, double-digit addition (with carrying) and subtraction (with borrowing) up to 100 pretty hard. I am super pleased with the progress we have made in the math department over the last 5-6 weeks. Now that I… Continue reading A Quieter Week.

Sebastian's Stories

Fun land

  Welcome to fun land! Let me introduce you to Sebastian & Speed. Sebastian is a human and Speed is from a game world. When bad guys come, Speed helps Sebastian fight with Speed's power of Speed. "Let's go Speed, vrooooooom." Speed can go fast because he has speed boots. Seb uses a machine gun… Continue reading Fun land