Field Trip Fun : Moody Gardens and Stewart Beach

9442662435_3fb46e0b54

Each year before the Texas Homeschool Coalition’s conference in the Woodlands, TX (near Houston), they schedule a fun excursion field trip for families. This year the field trip was quite a ways away in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens®. Moody Gardens is a unique place with all sorts of educational promise: * over 5,500 animals […]

The Big List of Lunch Ideas

9316681660_f961194256

Are you ever stumped on what to make for lunch for your homeschool or preschool kids? Homeschoolers do have the advantage because they can eat healthier mom-approved foods at home, and take more time for lunch if they want; but if Mom is frazzled, not prepared, or at a loss for what to make, it […]

10 Great Reasons to Take a Blogging Break

9081534592_87af18e77f

I have a notepad full of little partial posts on my iPhone, a mental calendar of things I’ve been wanting to write about, post-it sticky notes with ideas… and I even write posts as I go about my day (in my head, and then promptly forget them when I go to sleep). In the past […]

Homeschool Chat: About Field Trips

I have gone to all sorts of field trips over the years – ones that I put together for my own family, ones that were with friends, ones that were with local co-ops, and e-loop field trips (where one list member sets it up and offers it to the “public” through a homeschool email list). […]

10 Days of Accidental Unschooling – Day 8: Carschooling and Fieldtripping

NOTE: This is Part 8 of a 10 day series on Accidental Unschooling that is taking me LONGER than 10 days to write (sorry). If you are OCD and want to start from the introduction or Part 1, hop to the bottom of this post and use the conveniently provided links! Travel and change of […]