(Make sure you click to see the beautiful photo Jacob took of me as my budding photographer) I honest to God can not believe that I only have TEN WEEKS LEFT until this baby comes! I spent the first 26 weeks or so in disbelief about even being pregnant before I committed to Hypnobirthing which … Continue reading I Have How Many Weeks Left???
Enchilada!!! I LOVE COOKING! Like a lot! And my kids are learning to love it too! It's an awesome way to do a little home schooling on the weekends because they learn measurements and chemistry. I try to explain techniques that work and they really soak it in. Michigan's winter has been especially cold this … Continue reading Enchilada!!!
The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit! (Above: How could we pass up a photo with a giant Buzz Lightyear?) Here in Michigan we have a family pass to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village which is an invaluable home school learning tool. I love when exhibits come through the Museum and this one is a … Continue reading The Science Behind Pixar Exhibit!
Well, the first week back at home school is almost done and within the first 2 days I realized that my kids have to be separated for morning work. Period! I don't know how other home school moms do it with a little one in the mix! Seriously?! I'm asking! Rainbow baby just keeps on … Continue reading Less is More!
One of my favorite parts about home schooling is that it helps me get my kids more involved in the kitchen. I've always been a big cook in the kitchen and my kids have helped, but now I take it farther. I had read one time that it helps to combat picky eaters by getting … Continue reading Homemade, Healthy, Homeschool Cooking
Since this had been our first year home schooling, we have hit a lot of bumps in the road. When I discovered lap booking I was pretty excited to have some type of interactive workbook for the kids to track their learning and learn from. We make lap books out of a manila file folder … Continue reading Thankful it’s over!
Every day I feel a little more prepared and a little more scared...doesn't make sense right?
I am having an amazing holiday break! I am feeling renewed and ready for the new homeschool year. But first I wanted to share some of what the kids and I have already done. We worked through October and part of November on our Egypt unit. We made Egyptian collars and head dresses. We experimented … Continue reading Happy New Year!
How well do you know your kid? How about his learning style or what subject he's best at? Do you know what makes his brain tick or even why he gets so frustrated at times? I thought I knew the answer to these questions about my kids...until I started homeschooling. I have to give teachers … Continue reading How Well Do You Know Your Kid?
I really wanted to share the baby aka snapdragon's heartbeat with you all! I am so blessed to have made it this far with a healthy baby. I'm trying to savor every moment with this baby! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9E52q1mUkc