Our Canadian Homeschool Study

Learning About Canada  Homeschool families study geography differently, some study by era (ancient, middle ages, and modern) and others study by a timeline, using inventions or other events to learn about places. We just picked a country and started studying… our first country was Canada. Canada is our friendly neighbor to the north and so…

Bucky Dinosaur Cowboy Book Review

A Book Review by Elijah  Bucky the Dinosaur Cowboy Here is Elijah’s book review of Bucky the Dinosaur Cowboy written by Kaye Cunningham (2004, 32 pages). *Parents note- This book is a great book for kids to not only learn about dinosaurs but to read more about how children can learn and accomplish things that…

Five Nice Mice Build a House

A Book Review By Landen Five Nice Mice Build A House Here is Landen’s review of Five Nice Mice Build a House, written by Chisato Tashiro (36 pages, 2015). *Parent’s Note- This book is so cute! We rented it from the library and had to get a copy of our own. The mice are just…

Indianapolis Children’s Museum – ScienceWorks

A Museum With Many Names I am sure most of my regular readers know that I homeschool my kids, though if you’ve just randomly found my page you wouldn’t know that, and so to you… we homeschool. Part of our homeschooling experience involves our local children’s museum, which just happens to be the world’s largest,…

Mitchell’s License

A Book Review By Emmy Mitchell’s License Here is Emmy’s review of the book Mitchell’s License written by Hallie Durand (40 pages, 2013) *Parent’s Note- This is a cute book and really shows the bond of a father to a child. This story is an active story and shows a child just being a child….

See Inside the First World War

A Book Review By Elijah See Inside the First World War Here is Elijah’s review of the book See Inside the First World War (2001), written by Rob Lloyd. Jones. * Parent’s Note – This book is very interesting with how they present the facts. War can be a tricky subject… here Elijah says that…

Little Library – Update

Starting on the Little Library We’ve (and by we’ve… I mean mainly my big, strapping, handsome hubby) begun building our Little Library and are excited to get it up. We have most of it together now and are waiting on Plexiglas.  We haven’t had much luck with our GoFundMe page…  we understand that the premise…

Cheese Belongs to you Book Review

A Book Review by Emmy Cheese Belongs to you Here is Emmy’s book review of the book Cheese Belongs to You written by Alexis Deacon (32 pages 2013) *Parent’s Note- I hate rats… like seriously! I am not an “EEEK, there’s a mouse” type of girl… I just simply hate rats. I have a reason…

Cold Paws Warm Heart Book Review

A Book Review By Landen Cold Paws Warm Heart Here is Landen’s Cold Paws, Warm Heart book review. Cold Paws Warm Heart was written by Madeleine Floyd (32 pages, 2005). *Parent’s Note- This is an amazingly sweet story with wonderful illustrations! I love how warm this book really is. It’s about a sweet girl who…

Our Trip to Great Wolf Lodge

Christmastime at a Water Park On Christmas 2016, we told the kids that we would be taking them to Great Wolf Lodge. The kids had asked several times if they could go and so we thought it would be a perfect gift for all of them… 1 big gift! We had envisioned spring of 2017…