I'd be lying if I said we've had the best year of home schooling. Moving, having two toddlers, and being pregnant with twins has seriously thrown a wrench into our normal flow. There has been almost no "adventuring" in the last five months, and I have struggled to even make it through each day. I… Continue reading Homeschooling through a twin Pregnancy… (35 weeks and counting)
I have been MIA from blog land for quite a while. This has been by far one of the most hectic/exciting/exhausting summers I have ever had. We have found out we are having twins, made it through the first trimester fatigue while packing and moving. We've been evacuated from our new home because of a… Continue reading Update! Summer is wrapping up, time to find a groove.
We recently found out that we will be welcoming twins into our family! I'm sure most of you who read this are thinking, oh my, five kids! Honestly I'm right there with you. This news was so shocking it took a few weeks to really set in. Wait. Me. Five. Kids. Ahhhhh! I'm sure you… Continue reading Double the Trouble, Double the Blessings.
Today a friend of mine suggested I write a home school supply list. She is going to be starting her first year of home schooling with her kindergartner in the fall. Yay! Go her! I thought this was a great idea, so here you go. First of all, I try to keep purchases to a… Continue reading Home School Supplies
Living in Southern California is amazing. There are mountains, deserts, beaches, and everything else in between. Living by the beach means so many beautiful places to visit and fun things to do. However, there are no giant trees, no perfectly fresh mountain air, and no pretty wildflowers growing alongside a winding mountain road. Heading to… Continue reading Big Bear Adventure
It happens every year like clock work. I'm dying to breathe in the fresh mountain air, drive on a road with no stop lights, and see more sheep than people. I'm dying to go home. Home for me is a tiny little town in Oregon, by tiny I mean like not one actual stop light… Continue reading Growing up Oregon Style
It only took about a month of having my daughter in public school to come to the conclusion that I wanted something different for her. My husband and I were desperate to find something better. We toured a private school that we knew we couldn't afford, we put her on a wait list for a… Continue reading Let Them Roam Among the Wildflowers
I thought I'd share a bit about our snail farm. While not technically a farm, it's about as close as we are going to get. People always get a good laugh when I tell them we have pet snails. Where did you come up with that idea?? Well, leave it up to a five year… Continue reading Snails,snails,snails, oh my!
Yesterday was our first official day of Spring break. Since we are homeschooling our schedule is usually pretty flexible. Some of you might wonder what kind of "homeschooling" are we doing? We've chosen to do more of a Waldorf inspired/ experiential learning/unschooling approach. After all this is Kindergarten. It should be fun, hands on, play… Continue reading Wandering on Spring Break