U.S. History Lesson Log #1: Native Americans

Though we began a more formal study of U.S. history earlier this year, starting with life in America before the arrival of Europeans, I have been teaching my boys about Native Americans in a variety of ways over the past few years. The resources listed here will reflect that. I will return to this page … Continue reading U.S. History Lesson Log #1: Native Americans

Our 6th and 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This year I needed to save time (as a homeschooling parent I am sure you can relate), so I wrote about our 6th and 3rd grade curriculum on the home/school/life blog only. This is a list of all the resources we're using right now in the 2018-2019 school year. I may write individual posts on … Continue reading Our 6th and 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum

How to Create a Homeschool Schedule

I have written a post about our 3rd and 6th grade curriculum for the home/school/life blog, and you can see all my favorite curriculum choices on this page, which I keep updated. Since I already wrote about our curriculum, I thought I would take the time to share how I schedule our week, though it’s … Continue reading How to Create a Homeschool Schedule

Raising Giant Swallowtail Butterflies

After finding some black swallowtail caterpillars in our garden earlier this summer, we were very surprised to find giant swallowtail caterpillars too. We were even more surprised because these caterpillars looked like bird poop! That is how my son identified them. He typed "caterpillars that look like bird poop" into a Google search engine, and … Continue reading Raising Giant Swallowtail Butterflies