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Learning Isn’t Always in the Classroom

Everyday is a day of lessons in our house. It does not matter if it is a school day or not someone is learning something. This week the lessons that have been learned were not academic, but rather life lessons. My son came home this week to tell me all about his new friend at…

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Teddy Takes on the Capitol

We took a trip to Washington for J’s 10th Birthday. We were able to spend 4 days in our Nations Capitol and we saw as many sites as we could. The Metro was a bit of an overwhelming undertaking, but J got used to it after about the 5th trip. Teddy went with us throughout…

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Create the Path Your Child Travels

There is most assuredly joy in the journey of homeschooling. Sure you are required to instill the facts that come with Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, but what else do you want to make sure your child knows how to do. I was talking to a group of Homeschool moms at a tech conference this weekend…

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First HomeSchool Field Trip

We had the great pleasure of joining the HomesCool Meetup Group and head over to All Fired Up last week. This amazing pottery place is full of all kinds of creations. You get to pick your piece, paint it, leave it to be fired, and then pick it up about 1 week later. Here is…

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The Day After Vacation

Oh my today has been a day! J just got back from a 5 day vacation in Los Angeles, CA. He had loads of fun with extended family and friends alike. However, he is in sensory overload. For those of you who have an Aspie at home, you understand how crucial it is to keep…

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Our Journey to Homeschooling

We are homeschooling this year to provide for all of J’s needs. He is a phenomenal learner, provided that there are no distractions. Over the past 4 years we have been through 5 schools, all of which ended up being a not so great fit. Our local public school system provided us little to no…

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