Surprises for My Birthday!

Surprises for My Birthday!

My in-laws came for a surprise visit on my birthday and the next day, Niki and Zach came to visit for the weekend as my birthday gift. I feel so loved! Personal Bubbles: Justin has a particularly hard time understanding where his body is in relation to others. He also...
One-on-One Time: Zach

One-on-One Time: Zach

Zach has an interest in astronomy so Les took him to the Science Center. (Also free) Les is working with Zach to learn about the upcoming solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. It will be viewable from several states in the U.S. (You can do a search online to see where it...
One-on-One Time: Chris

One-on-One Time: Chris

Chris and I went to the Art Museum. This was the first time we had been here – and just like many of the city’s attractions, it is also free. We spent the majority of our time looking at the Impressionists. As far as Chris was concerned, he thought we were...
One-on-One Time: Justin

One-on-One Time: Justin

Les and I have planned to spend some one-on-one time with each of the boys this summer. We decided to focus our one-on-one time with activities that are of particular interest to each child. There are the obvious benefits with this – kids enjoy special time with...
Don’t You Dare Read Page 19 Without Me!

Don’t You Dare Read Page 19 Without Me!

Last semester, one of my big boys asked if he could do the Ancestry DNA test that you see on the tv commercials and look at ancestry.com. He wanted to learn more about his biological family. I told him yes immediately but also told him we’d make it part of...
The Failed Snow Day

The Failed Snow Day

It was one of those days. Our homeschool co-op started up again for our winter/spring semester. I’m teaching two classes this semester: Wild Kratts Academy (based on the PBS show about animals) for 4-6 year olds and also Junior Journalists (writing course and...