Asa’s First Day of Kindergarten

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My boy starts kindergarten today. KINDERGARTEN. When I filled out his application for our hybrid homeschool, one of the questions was, “Where does he excel?”. I think they were looking for an answer like “reading” or “math”. Even though I’ve been homeschooling him the last few years, it’s been very student-led, very low-key and very […]

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God’s Little Explorers

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Apparently it’s a thing in the homeschool-blogging world to share your curriculum choices at the beginning of each school year. I totally love this idea and I love reading through all the fun ideas and plans people have for their kids. Alas, this is not that post. You may have gathered that follow-through is not […]

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Duct Tape & Tshirts

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So. My little girl went to camp. And guess what? SHE LOVED IT. She had the absolute time of her life. It was THE camp experience I wanted her to have. The camp experience we prayed for! She told me she wasn’t nervous the entire week! Her counselor said all the girls in the cabin […]

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Our New Favorite Coloring Book

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Isn’t this lovely? Lydia colored and decorated it the other day. It’s from our new favorite coloring book, What’s in the Bible? Coloring Book. My kids must color. Know what I mean? Like sometimes they just need to be sitting down, letting their little hands work and their little minds be creative. Sometimes when the house […]

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My New Favorite

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Anyone remember back in the day when I would tell you about all my new favorite stuff? Well, I thought I’d reprise it for today. Ready for some yumminess? Picture :: :: :: Asa doing his thing: playmobils and pirates. Christmas-y thing :: :: :: Shaun Groves new Christmas EP! Join his kickstarter campaign to get […]

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One More Dragon Thing!!

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I cannot believe I forgot to tell you about this one last dragon activity! It just popped into my head the other day. My very very favorite story of a dragon is actually one little part of a book—the story of Eustace in the Voyage of the Dawn Treader by CS Lewis! It’s one of […]

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We Be Trippin’

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My father-in-law recently retired after 30 years as a pastor. He and my mother-in-law have been traveling. And now, they are thinking of getting an RV.  My sister-in-law is a former missionary, now church planter with an traveling-world-evangelist for a husband. They are thinking about taking their fam on the road for a few months […]

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