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…

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,…

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…

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…

Little Library – Our New Project

Old Books Became Inspiration While weeding through some of the kids books, we realized that some of them were in great shape. We just aren’t the kind of people to do a yard sale… don’t get me wrong… we love going to them, we just aren’t going to have one in the near future. When…

Niagara Falls and Toronto with Kids

O’ Canada Christmas of 2016 we promised the kids a trip to Great Wolf Lodge for the following year. Our intention was spring 2017, however, when spring came I decided since we were studying Canada, we should take a trip to Canada instead… I know, mean mom right?!? Don’t worry, the kids did get their…

The Night Gardener Book Review

A Book Review By Landen The Night Gardener Book Review This is Landen’s book review of The Night Gardener, by Terry Fan (48 pages, 2016) *Parent’s Note – This book is Amazing!!! We borrowed it from the library but it was a book that we just had to purchase. It really inspired some imagination with my…

Free Range Kids, yay or nay?

Free Range Kids… is it for you? While walking out of the library the other day, a book, Free-Range Kids, caught my eye and I grabbed it, which is a bit unusual for me because unless a book is about crock pot recipes or gardening, I usually don’t check out books for myself (library trips are…

I told my kids the truth about Santa

Yup, I told my kids the truth about Santa! I can just see the hate mail now but it’s true, the weekend before Thanksgiving, I told my kids the truth about Santa, and really it was a long time coming! Honestly, I had never wanted to go the Santa route, because it felt like a…