Monthly Archives: June 2011

Moving. Again.

We’re moving. And this photo captures what it feels like. *And that’s just our garage. So I may not get around to posting for another week or so.

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Adding in a Younger Learner

I’m always on the lookout for fun learning activities that are appropriate for Stella.  She has begun to show more interest in participating with us when we’re doing schoolwork.  She wants to be included but given her young age and … Continue reading

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A Royal Princess Party

I have a few blog posts that I had started writing but, for whatever reason, got interrupted and never finished.  This one was from back in April. I had arranged a playdate for my girls with one of their friends, … Continue reading

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Magical Mommyhood

Today while running around like a crazy woman trying to knock some errands off my to-do list I stumbled upon some crystals for sale- small colored quartz pieces for a couple bucks. The rocks were one of those things that … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Curriculum Junkie

Hello.  My name is Kristen and I am a curriculum junkie.  (Any others out there raise your hands!) As I embark on our homeschooling journey I have felt the allure of “more is more” and somehow feel that acquiring as many supplies and … Continue reading

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Cuisenaire Rods + Chopsticks = Even More Mathematical Fun

We’ve been having fun playing around with our Cuisenaire Rods before starting out with our Miquon curriculum. The other day I witnessed Mira using two orange rods as tweezers to pick up the smaller rods.  She was struggling to get the … Continue reading

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Air as a Substance

After learning about solids, liquids, and gases we followed up with another BFSU lesson on the substance of air.  These activities were meant to give my girls the appreciation for air as a real form of matter even though air … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday- June 1, 2011

Lyra dressed in a traditional hanbok for her first birthday.

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