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The Wonderful World of Wildflowers

One of my absolutely favorite things about homeschooling is the freedom we have to explore whichever subjects that we choose.  One of my children’s absolute passions – I imagine it is probably every child’s passion, if given the opportunity – is to experience nature.  From early on Clark and Luci were fascinated with dirt, bugs, […]

Paddle-to-the-Sea Unit Study Chapter 4-5

Our Paddle-to-the-Sea unit study (Chapters 4-5) continues.  Clark and Luci are completely engrossed in this book, as we explore all of the details and subjects that each chapter introduces. Chapter 4:  Brook and Beaver Pond In Chapter 4, Paddle gets temporarily stuck in a beaver pond, before breaking free in a flood.  We decided to […]

How to Use a Personality Test to Make Homeschooling a Breeze

I don’t know what rock I’ve had my head buried under, but I’ve just recently discovered the power of personality tests and I wanted to share with you how to use a personality test to make homeschooling a breeze. We have some strong personalities in our home, starting with my husband and I, so it’s […]

Love Bug Essential Oil Diffusers

Happy Valentine’s Day, Friends! For some random reason this year, Clark and Luci have become obsessed with Valentine’s Day.  For weeks, they’ve been asking me, “When is it Valentine’s Day, Mommy?  When is it Valentine’s Day?” They never claimed to have a reason for asking, but I started to think that maybe I needed to step up […]

Clamoring for Kombucha

The first time I tasted kombucha, I almost spat it across the room.  I know that kombucha is a fermented tea drink, but I honestly didn’t expect it to taste like rotting garbage!  Why on earth were all of my health-nut friends clamoring for kombucha, and I couldn’t stand even the smell of it?! It must […]

Let it Snow, Let it Snow

…Wait.  We live in Texas and it really doesn’t snow much here.  It occasionally hails. Sometimes ice falls, and our entire world shuts down until it thaws.  That’s always fun.  But I’m not sure that I’ve ever see it really snow here.  Not the beautiful, soft snow that I remember from my childhood, growing up in […]