TLE’s choice in bedtime stories are often as unique as she is.
So I know that 100 days of a school is a thing. To be honest, I’m not entirely sure why or when it became a thing, but it’s a thing, so I’ll go with it because I like things. And if I’m going to continue to be honest — because why wouldn’t I? — I […]
While we’re talking about photo opportunities, it also bears mentioning that TLE loves taking pictures of herself. Yes, my 5 year old daughter takes selfies whenever she gets the opportunity.
TLE loves the camera. Good thing, too, since she’s had a camera pointed at her since just about the second she was born. She often asks me to take photos of whatever she’s doing and then demands that I post them on Facebook. She most definitely is a child of the social media age.
When we first started on the homeschooling path, I told myself (and others) that I wanted to facilitate a more organic, project led learning type of learning experience for her. It wasn’t until I was going over her lesson plan a few weeks ago that I realized that I had been doing the very opposite. I was cursing […]
One of TLE’s first homeschool field trips — a visit to Sienna Ranch, a local farm.
On November 2, 2013, The Hubs ™, our roommie Rainbow Dash and gamers from all over have pledged to participate in Extra Life, the largest gaming charity event. They will play video games for 25 hours to benefit their local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. The Hubs ™ is captain for his his workplace’s team, The […]
Homeschooling for nearly three months, what have we learned? In short: a lot.
Before I became a stay at home mom, I had this mental list of things that I figured SAHMs were “supposed” to do. I spent the better part of the first five years of SAHM-hood dedicating myself to doing it all and driving myself insane in the process. I’m older now and arguably wiser. (More […]
When fun in the sun has its price…