Homeschooling Lifestyle

AKA: Everyday Life

  • Our Social Calendar

    Our Social Calendar

    wonderful side-effect of homeschooling is a more robust social calendar. There's more time and it's easier to make time for friends because...

  • Barnacles! Road Trip to Disappointment

    Barnacles! Road Trip to Disappointment

    ell, to be fair it was far from disappointing at Cape Disappointment. But, we did see a lot of barnacles and have a lot of fun.

  • Retrospective 2014-2015

    Retrospective 2014-2015

    t's that time of year again; the time when we look back at the mountains we've climbed—I mean, when we look back at our learning and our learning systems.

  • Road Trip to Lapine

    Road Trip to Lapine

    hen we arrived at Lapine, we had just enough time to set up the trailer before lightning and thunder began giving us a show and before it began to pour. In a way, the storm was a perfect way to usher in a fun weekend in which we studied rocks, visited with family (and enjoyed birthday cake!), picnicked, explored Lava River Cave, took in the beauty of Paulina Falls, and did other camper-ly things.

  • Road Trip to Bridgeport

    Road Trip to Bridgeport

    ast week, Erik flew to Ireland while Duncan and I packed up and headed to Bridgeport to visit my family (and wish my mom a happy birthday in person). There, I joined my sister, her husband and son, and her dog at the old house on the river.

  • Watch Out for the Tree!

    Watch Out for the Tree!

    ne of Erik's favorite hobbies (he has lots, but this one has recycled into a current obsession) is mountain biking.

Learn, Create, and Inspire

Tips and Ideas to Get You Started

  • What’s Your Gogy?

    What’s Your Gogy?

    ver the last few years, my curiosity about learning has grown into a sort of obsession. Partly, because I want to be a good mentor for my son. And partly, because I have love affair with learning, creativity, and innovation.

  • 7 Steps to Create a Custom Study Space

    7 Steps to Create a Custom Study Space

    he following steps and considerations are useful when planning and creating a designated study space in your home.