School Days, School Days

While many families are heading out to orientations and grabbing the last few items of school supplies off their lists, we are doing our own sort of school preparations, so I thought I’d share a bit about that today. This will be our second year of homeschooling our two kids and I am happy to […]

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A Moment in Time

Earlier this week the kids and I were treated not only to a day spent with our good friend and her daughter, but we got to tag along with them on a trip to Old World Wisconsin. A living history site, Old World Wisconsin allows you to step back in time to the late 19th […]

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The Acorn Hunters

Where I excel with this homeschooling experience in what we refer to as ‘checking boxes’ (all those daily lesson requirements), my husband is incredible and very knowledgeable when it comes to taking the things we study in books and making them come to life. Blowing up balloons with baking soda & vinegar. A trip to […]

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The Forest

As I mentioned in my last post, the first couple weeks of our homeschooling experience has had its ups and downs. Part of the challenge is like any other beginning to the school year — to know what the expectations are, to learn and understand how a normal day unfolds, and just in general settling […]

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Not Quite Pączkis Without Raisins

Like most siblings, my kids are opposites. One is seriously an extrovert and one is very introverted. One started reading very early and one started very late. One loves mushy foods and one is pretty grossed out by them. And as I recently discovered, one tends to hum and sing and explain out loud what […]

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