Welcome to another "Week in Review" here at Nourishing My Scholar. I am happy to report that our daughters night terrors have eased up this week and have been replaced with 3am wake ups that involve deep, thought provoking questions like...."what happens to the animals in the desert if all of the cactus were to die?"...true story. Sleep deprivation is not our friend. Coffee, however, has … [Read more...] about Our Week in Review
Archives for August 2016
Welcome to another "Week in Review" here at Nourishing My Scholar. We've had a bit of a challenging week here. Our three year old's night terrors have been leaving us adults exhausted. Our son, too, has been overly excitable and out of sync. We've found that this happens more when our schedules change, but sometimes we can not pin point exactly why these types of weeks happen. So we are … [Read more...] about Our Week in Review
The Dream We've all seen the Facebook and Blog posts of the gorgeous homeschool rooms complete with handmade furniture and lovely wall hangings that are sure to inspire learning and creativity in our little ones. I admit that each year I look forward to drooling over these picturesque rooms and I imagine how much easier homeschooling must be when you have a room dedicated to knowledge and … [Read more...] about Homeschooling Without A School Room
We had a zoo day this week! We took the children to a local private zoo in Limestone, Tennessee called Brights Zoo. We have been to this zoo several times in years past and have always enjoyed it. You can read about our very first time going to Brights Zoo here. It was quite a memorable experience. This visit, too, was memorable because it was our daughters first experience at Brights … [Read more...] about Zoo Day!
Welcome to another Week in Review here at Nourishing My Scholar! We had such a fun week with it's ups and down. The down would be that I got stung by a hornet and ended up at Urgent Care for a Steroid Shot...not fun. I also haven't quite decided when our first "back to school" day will be. Granted, we school year round but I still like to have that special first day. I've begun ordering … [Read more...] about Our Week in Review: Including Leonardo da Vinci, & the Zoo
August is upon us and for many of us it brings with it the planning of another homeschool year. Curriculum's and school supplies bombard our senses as we walk through stores and browse online. It can be quite intimidating and overwhelming. I found myself jotting down notes about this upcoming school year while I sipped my coffee earlier this week. Our homeschool doesn't run off of a … [Read more...] about Eclectic Homeschooling Curriculum: Pre-K and 4th Grade
Did you know that your kids can build their own solar oven out of pizza boxes? It's true! What's more, there is loads to be learned about the concentration of the sun's energy and you can all enjoy a tasty treat at the end of the process: Solar Oven S'mores! Here is how we made these tasty s'mores and learned about Reflection, Absorption, and Convection. This post may contain … [Read more...] about Solar Oven S’mores