Reading Now: Hamlet for Kids

This week’s read-aloud is Hamlet for Kids, by Lois Burdett of the Shakespeare Can Be Fun! Series. This is the first in the series we have read. Since Little Buddy is 7, I was...

Excursion to Dairy Farm

Today, we took an excursion on our RV trip to OshKosh. We visited Fair Oaks Farm in Indiana. The visit was so educational and all 15 people in our group thoroughly enjoyed the visit....

RV School – Days 1 and 2

RV School – Days 1 and 2

Remember I posted previously that we were having RV School this week on our big trip to OshKosh. Each day, we have about five hours of travel time with planned stops along the way....

Bedtime Routines and Summer

Bedtime Routines and Summer

This summer, I have been awful about sticking with our bedtime routine. I know children, especially Little Buddy it seems, needs a dependable, consistent routine. I guess I should really qualify that statement by...

Planning: RV School and OshKosh

Our homeschool is hitting the road. RV style! My family is taking an RV trip to OshKosh, Wisconsin to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture. For all those aviation nuts out there, this is...

What Has Made Me the Proudest?

What Has Made Me the Proudest?

This week I participated in a chat session on Twitter hosted by @reflective and @principled titled, Home School Chat. There were a series of questions asked by the hostesses. One that caused a lot...

Getting Connected

Getting Connected

This summer has been one of the best summers of my life. Absolutely, without a doubt, positively, the best. Hands down! Why you might ask? Have a taken a wonder drug that I can...

Today’s Adventure: Backward Day

Yep, that’s right. Off the top of my head this morning, I came up with the hair brained idea of having a “Backward Day.” Pretty spontaneous, right? Little Buddy thought so. He thought it...

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 3

Weekly Wrap-up: Week 3

This week we enjoyed school at our lake house. I posted about it in School by the Lake. We especially enjoyed our special classmates, the two mallards. I spent a good bit of time...

School by the Lake

School by the Lake

This week we spent another few days at our lake house. We hardly ever come here, but for some reason this summer, I have just needed this place. It has been such a great...

Controlling the Clutter

Controlling the Clutter

Drawers packed full of art projects? Storage bins in the attic or closet with projects you just have to keep, but can’t enjoy from the attic? If this sounds familiar, check out my article...