Category: Family

Homeschooling- Choosing a Curriculm

My husband and I made the decision to homeschool our 7 year old this upcoming 2020-2021 school year– a difficult choice for us. After researching the different types of homeschooling options, we decided to do a School-at-home curricula for her and sprinkle in some… Continue Reading “Homeschooling- Choosing a Curriculm”

Five Fun Family Activities During Pandemic

What do you do in the midst of pandemic? You create your own fun. Let me tell you about our top five favorite family activities.

But How will we water it?

In our homeschooling, we are working on learning a bit about the water cycle. You might remember the old kids hand-motion that show evaporation, condensation and precipitation. As we are learning away, making references to our new garden and delineating what is needed for… Continue Reading “But How will we water it?”

Virtual Parties

How do you throw a virtual baby shower in these unusual times? Learn more about what I did to make it work.

If You Build it- They will Grow

During the course of this pandemic, my husband had to go to the doctor’s office. The person in front of him in line was dismissed for having COVID-like symptoms, so out of abundance of caution, we decided to do a little “in home” quarantine… Continue Reading “If You Build it- They will Grow”

Homeschooling- Choosing A Style

We made the decision to homeschool our 7 year old this year. It was a tough choice as right now it feels like there is no perfect option– but this one is the right one for us, in this time, right now. We started… Continue Reading “Homeschooling- Choosing A Style”

Homeschooling- Here We Go!

Last week we started homeschooling. That is right. I am now officially an accredited homeschool. I filed all the paperwork, created my educational philosophy and methods, chose my curricula (which arrived a while ago) and figured out a plan for implementing the curricula and… Continue Reading “Homeschooling- Here We Go!”

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As you know, I am easing into gardening. Slowly but surely. I decided an inside garden might be the most effective kind of garden to have. After doing some research, I bought an aerogarden. The concept is that the garden grows in water and… Continue Reading “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

Counting My Blessings

I am wondering if the flowers were as beautiful last year. This year, I seem to have focused more on them. Maybe because my family is trying hard to stay put and life seems a bit simpler. Maybe I have had more time to… Continue Reading “Counting My Blessings”

Connecting to School Through the Dirt

My 5 year old son’s preschool teachers sent him some seeds. Marigold seeds. I hear marigolds are hearty– kind of like my little guy. He is full of personality, runs and does not seem to know how to walk anywhere and enjoys getting dirty… Continue Reading “Connecting to School Through the Dirt”