Orca Whale DIY Projects

Orca Whale DIY Projects

Fiona loves Orca Whales and enjoyed making all of these Orca Whale DIY Projects. She is very excited to start learning more about Marine Biology in August in the course we are using from The Good and the Beautiful. This has not stopped her from researching as much as she can about Orca Whales now. [...]

Adapting Home Based Education to Your Child’s Interests

Adapting Home Based Education to Your Child’s Interests

Adapting Home Based Education to Your Child's Interests has to be one of the biggest motivators to homeschool for us as a family. In public education your child goes to school and learns a curriculum set and purchased through your school or district based on choices and contracts by the teachers and school board. Depending [...]

A Miscarriage

Last week I found out I was pregnant and yesterday I had a miscarriage.  I found out on Thursday morning the 7th.  I bought a pregnancy test and it immediately ignited with two pink lines positive for pregnancy.  On Tuesday my breasts were sore and Wednesday I felt implantation cramping along with breast soreness which [...]

Jack O Lantern Jubilee DMC Thread Conversion With Thy Needle and Thread

Jack O Lantern Jubilee DMC Thread Conversion With Thy Needle and Thread

I love With Thy Needle and Thread's Jack O Lantern Jubilee Pattern Book. It is filled with the most timeless cross stitch Halloween patterns. However, the book only provides floss colors in variegated threads that can be quite pricey when you need so many. I went ahead and looked up each Fancy Floss to find [...]

11th Annual Robbers Cave Antique Tractor and Implement Show

11th Annual Robbers Cave Antique Tractor and Implement Show

My family and I had a wonderful time at the 11th Robbers Cave Antique Tractor and Implement Show. This was great opportunity for some home based learning, rich in American History and Agricultural Science. The 11th Annual Robbers Cave Antique Tractor and Implement Show is an annual event at one of our favorite state parks [...]

Educating Wildflowers Podcast Episode #3

Educating Wildflowers Podcast Episode #3

Educating Wildflowers Podcast Episode #2 has been uploaded to Youtube. Today I will be sharing my reflections over the last week as we count down to starting our first year homeschooling. I hope you all had a wonderful Father's Day celebration and find it hard to believe that Summer has officially started. Fatherly figures are [...]