This is What We’ve Been Preparing For

Yesterday was quite a day. Calvin visited The Battery Atlanta (where the Braves play baseball) for the first time. We had our first visit from EMS (How we made it to 4 is beyond be!). And as I had my very first panic attack, I came to the realization that no experience, training, or degree... Continue Reading →

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Week 15: Photos

Monday, April 2- Museum Monday at the Fernbank Museum and a visit to our friend's house Tuesday, April 3- I spent most of the morning doing errands in preparation for our trip. That afternoon, we facilitated and Art & Play date with our homeschool group at the Avondale ArtLot.       Wednesday, April 4-... Continue Reading →

Week 14: Photos

We've been just too busy for me to sit down and write about the week, so here are the photos from last week! Monday, March 26- Children's Museum Back Tuesday, March 27- Trip to Lowe's and Backyard Earth Science/Art Wednesday, March 28-  Library storytime and Art & Play Homeschool Playdate at Esther Peachy Park Thursday,... Continue Reading →

Review: Week 13 of homeschooling

Monday , March 19- Monday morning, we started working on "seed paper". We tore up different kinds of paper and soaked it in water. Then we left to read to the cats at FurKids. When we returned, the paper was mushy. We blended it up in the blender, mixed in our wildflower seeds, and squished... Continue Reading →

What the Pictures Don’t Show

Let me set the scene: We're in a restaurant with one of Calvin's best friends and her family after an eventful afternooon at the reptile exhibit. Calvin is almost in full meltdown mode. He pushes his friend and crumples the coloring pages that she is trying to offer him to calm him down. He refuses... Continue Reading →

Review: Week 12 of Homeschool

Monday, March 12th- Calvin woke up on Monday morning and requested that we go to HippoHop, a local indoor playground. Since it was raining outside, I couldn't see a reason not to. Unfortunately, HippoHop is closed on Mondays, so we drove up to JumpJump instead. Calvin made a new friend and spent almost four hours... Continue Reading →

Learning outside the lines

This is our 11th week of homeschooling. Since we began our homeschooling journey, I've had a lot of people ask me what curriculum I'm using. The answer is- I'm not. WHAT?! GASP!!!! I did purchase the book "The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child's Classroom". I combine what I'm reading... Continue Reading →

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