Our Lives... Last week I made the announcement that we received our orders to Texas. Not what we wanted, but within 24 hours we were pretty excited. I even had a small dream sheet of homes ready, knowing none would be available by the time we got there. We knew it was possible, we had… Continue reading HS: Restoration
Our Life [image source_type="attachment_id" source_value="2949" align="left" size="medium" autoHeight="true"]Woohoo!! I will be linking in later than normal because we have a family retreat to Charlotte. Yay!! We are ready for a break in our schedules and for the refreshment of a water park hotel 😉 It was wonderful! I learned a new tool for determining my… Continue reading HS Review: China and Japan
Happy Valentine's Day, or at least it will be at the end of this week, right? What do you think of when you walk past this holiday isle in the store? Do you wander through the isle looking longingly at the pink candies wrapped up in their bags. Or do you stare at the different… Continue reading Celebrating Valentine’s Day
This semester, we had the privilege of studying the colonial period of the United States. There were wonderful examples of bravery and sacrifice. Many of these people had high ideals and admirable morals. Not all colonists were to be admired. While most of the settlers desired peace with their native neighbors and desired a good… Continue reading Jamestown Discoveries
I am supposed to be writing a paper right now, diving into the metaphors and metaphysics of a 17th century poem. Can you tell what I am doing instead? ;-)I love literature. I love reading and analyzing such things. What surprised me is that I enjoy poetry as well. Poetry used to be the thing… Continue reading Poetry and Sonnets
In my life this week…I have a non-sleeping, very attention needy toddler. He has never quite been 'easy' as a child, but this last week he is back to getting up at night so that means I am surviving my days. I have been waiting to get back up early to work out and make… Continue reading History of Israel Weeks
Did you know you can find free lapbooks? Yep, you can. I can't wait to dive into this site, but I wanted to get it shared first. Dynamic 2 Moms offers free lapbook downloads, but more importantly they have a place for brand new homeschool moms. It's called New Beginnings. Veteran homeschoolers offering support… Continue reading Free Lapbooks!