Here’s what we’ve been up to over the last two weeks… The kids started homeschool co-op. You guys, where did my babies go???  *insert crying face emoji* One of the assignments was to pick their own continent and country to research. Map it, find out what language they speak, what currency they use, what the population […]

Unschooling: Then and Now

I remember how excited and scared I was back in 2009 when I started Unschooling. Reading through those old posts, I can vividly remember what was going on in my life, where we lived, conversations I had in person and over the phone, and how I felt then. Guess I’ll start by answering the biggest […]

How Snapology Can Help You Get Started With STEAM Learning + Giveaway

I’m sure you’ve heard of the S(cience)T(echnology)E(ngineering)A(rts)M(ath) learning philosophy, right? If not, now you have! Snapology is a newer company that focuses on creative, hands-on, fun ways to introduce your children to the STEM/STEAM method of learning. Research has proven that children learn best when they are actively engaged and having fun, and Snapology meets those needs by […]

John Bryan State Park: First Hike of 2017

I wanted to make sure our first hike of 2017 was memorable, so we drove 45min to John Bryan State Park and it was soooooo worth it. It was a new trail and my kids are used to being able to run ahead of me and explore, but then we heard water and people that […]

Summer’s End

We had a really great summer. This post has several of the highlights and I tried to keep up with posting our adventures as they were happening, but as you all know, its been a month since my last post… I’m actually glad I was able to step away from this space and really be with my […]

Minus One

Ava started school last week. She’s been excited and nervous, but enjoying the experience so far. Love that she asks me to walk her to class every day. The pickup line can be a long wait, but if I arrive 10-15mins before school lets out then we only wait about the same amount of time […]