Wrapping Up a Homeschool School-year and Grading the Teacher

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So the summer has begun. I officially quit adding to the weekly assignment list spiral over a week ago and we are in our first 2 month summer break in a long while. We have homeschooled year round by necessity for the past few years because of distractions (two of them who are 6 and […]

When You Can’t Be Together, Chatting Online is the Next Best Thing

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I’m participating in a sponsored campaign by Skype to share about how their service keeps families and friends connected when distance tries to keep them apart. Geography is overcome when you can see the smile on your loved one’s face. Below is my story of the farthest distance between my husband and I, and how […]

My Big FAT Homeschool Links List

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Way back in 2008, I took my list of links I had been gathering and put them in ONE post. It became one of my most popular posts. So I figure it deserved a little TLC – some updating and adding to since so many years have passed. Most of them I used (or still […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Hike and Trails

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I know I’ve shared quite a few of our Pinnacle Mountain adventures already (see links below)… but this one was unique. Instead of spending all of our time going up the mountain, we also took the to the trails and visited the swampy forest surrounding the base of the Ozark foothill. We took this field […]

The Longest Field Trip…. continued….

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These are some of the photos from Day 4 of our extended Robotics “field trip” that we took from Texas to Michigan and back. I know it is late in coming, but I figured I would dish it out on a Friday when I’m supposed to be doing “Field Trip Foto Friday” anyway. If you […]

Texan in Detroit

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It was brief, but I was able to snap off a few photos as we curled through downtown “Motor City” and made our way back out towards Ohio. These are just a few of the photos from the morning of Day 4 of our crazy cross-country trip to Michigan for Robofest. Of course, if you […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: The Old Mill

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Time for another Field Trip Foto Friday (although this one is a day late). I typed it on Friday (in case you are grading me)… but I needed to get yesterday’s post up, too. I’m actually on retreat this weekend ~ so I wanted to be prepared to just click and post while I was […]