This past homeschool year has been fraught with ups and downs for our family. We have had other homeschoolers join us daily for adventures. We have taken college courses. We have had fun with experiments. We have read some wonderful books. We have struggled with asychronisity. We have dealt with sickness and loss of family and friends. We moved from our community to a farm, and we have … [Read more...] about Are We Still Unschooling?
Archives for June 2016
The thoughts of summer camp brings to mind images of children laughing, playing, and learning all while enjoying the unique experiences that only summer camp can offer. But, what if you have an asynchronous kid that struggles with anxiety? What about your own parental summer camp apprehension? This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure statement for … [Read more...] about How We Survived Parent & Child Summer Camp Anxiety
The days have lengthened and we have finally left behind the coolness of spring. What do you do to celebrate the return of summer? Catch Fireflies and drink Root-beer Floats of course! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure statement for more information. We waited until twilight to make our yummy ice cream and root-beer floats. Since we planned … [Read more...] about Our Week in Review: Including Catching Fireflies and a Birthday Celebration
What do you do when you have gloriously beautiful days filled with sunshine and the songs of birds? You spend as much of your time out of doors as possible! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure statement for more information. The cow pastures were a go to spot for us this week as they are quite lovely and Papa had some work to do with the … [Read more...] about Our Week in Review: Including Outside Exploration, Reading & Snakes
What do you do when your children are full of energy and bouncing off the walls? If your children are anything like mine, then they are filled with a boundless energy. This natural occurrence can be hard to contain indoors. We like to make our way outside where there are no walls to bounce off of and you know what? It's inevitable that we'll learn a few things in the … [Read more...] about Get Outside & Learn
This week on the farm, we harvested honey from our honeybee hives! That's right, the delicious liquid gold flowed into quart after quart jar leaving us all with a slight sugar rush and feeling like a heat stroke was immanent. Why? Let's just say you can't press honeycomb without heat and without getting the honey on your fingers. Since moving to the farm our son, Gabriel, has been … [Read more...] about Harvesting Honey