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 […]

Our Visit to Utah's Zion National Park

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a country full of beauty.  We live in a country where any road trip can lead to the discovery of undeniable beauty and awe-inspiring views.  This summer, we drove to Salt Lake City, Utah for my company’s annual Convention.  Never one to miss out on a travel opportunity, I planned […]

Our Front Row Seat to a Bald Eagle Family

We have been fascinated for the past several weeks as we’ve taken our front row seat to a bald eagle family from Hanover, Pennsylvania.  We’ve watched them build their nest in preparation for their new family.  This is our second year watching this family and we are in love! The Pennsylvania Game Commission has partnered […]

The Difference 30 Minutes Makes

Earlier this month, I attended Young Living’s International Grand Convention in Dallas.  Young Living is an essential oil company, so logically I expected to learn a lot about essential oils, maybe some information about the company and how to lead a successful team in Network Marketing.  I did not expect to be inspired and motivated to live a better […]

Five in a Row: Miss Rumphius

We decided to study Miss Rumphius, by Barbara Cooney just as the bluebonnets we blooming here in Texas.  Based on the cover of the book, it seemed the perfect time. This is the story of a young girl who follows in her grandfather’s footsteps, travelling the world and living a full life.  When the time […]