I am super late to the game with this post but sharing what we are using this spring. Just a reminder let the curriculum you use or create be your guide not your shackles! We are finally start to come into a rhythm and understanding of what works in our family homeschool. What we do… Continue reading Our 2021 Curriculum: Spring
Shades State Park is one of the few state parks that is less than an hour drive for us. It is located in a town called Waveland and just west of us here in Hendricks County. This is one of those out of the way state parks without many of the amenities you might find… Continue reading Hoosier Hiking with Littles: Shades State Park
Looking for a super simple potato soup that is also dairy free? Seek no more. This is really easy to put together on the fly, and still has a bit of a creamy texture. It has been a real crowd pleaser...if by crowd you mean my gaggle of girls.
Are you a city mama? Live in the suburbs all your life? Not sure what a trail is outside of trail mix? Then you might need this post. One of our first hikes, in a city park with trails. This was when I only had 3! I grew up in the suburbs- we were not… Continue reading Hiking with Littles (for the Beginner)
Gentle Kindergarten seems like a thing of the past, not something to approach in this fast paced world of 2021, but that is the concept I have had to learn this year. Over the summer I shared how I thought our kindergarten year would go with my fourth daughter. I was so idealistic then with… Continue reading Gentle Kindergarten
We are enjoying our hiking through the state resolution so far, though we haven't made it too far into our list. We are grateful for the few sunny but bitterly cold days and are looking forward to spring! Last time I shared about one of our favorite spots in South Central Indiana, today we are… Continue reading Hoosier Hiking with Littles: Shakamak State Park
We all carefully picked our way over the stones and climbed that bank on the other side. After which I quickly looked around to see if anyone was around to see the crazy woman wearing a baby scramble up that bank (which was about 2 ft high) while my toddler cried because she wanted to do it again...
Who likes a reading challenge? I know I do. I rarely complete them, but they help to stretch me and grow me as a reader, mother, and educator. I have noticed over the years that I struggle with ones that are too specific because I'm a bit of an ADD reader and am easily distracted… Continue reading 2021 Reading Challenge
Do you choose a word or phrase to focus on each year? I have tried the past several years to do so. Some days and months I focus on it more, and other times it is far from my mind. However, I enjoy and profit from time spent in prayer choosing a word and seeking… Continue reading My Word for 2021
f you are of that persuasion these cookies are not for you! I however love a soft sugar cookie, not quite Lofthouse but close.