About Chrissie

Follow our crazy journey across America as we visit roadside oddities, historical land marks and beautiful landscapes. I have ton of ideas and review educational products that will help you get the most on your home school adventure. We are an Unschool family that believes the world is our classroom and is teaching our children to self direct their education to a better future.

Green is in the air where everyone is Irish for the month of March

Green is in the air where everyone is Irish for the month of March. We are in the land of green donuts, Irish dancers, green fountains, men wearing skirts (I mean kilts), festivals and parades galore. When you are descended from Irish and Scottish heritages this is your favorite time year.  The last couple months we are hanging out in our hometown enjoying the festivities. Savannah Irish Festival We started off the festivities at the Continue reading

Pixar writing Class: more fun than a box of chocolates

I have never, and I mean never seen my kids so excited about Pixar writing Class.  They actually despise writing book reports and will do anything to avoid doing it.  I blame the fancy private school the girls used to go to in our home town.  The Pixar writing class was honestly the most fun we have had and the kids actually looked forward to each assignment every night. Here is what we did to Continue reading

Random words of wisdom about Unschooling and our 10 seconds of fame

 As many of you know our little family got 10 seconds of fame this week by being interviewed for the Good Housekeeping Magazine.  I have to say I was a little excited and worried that this would be another piece on how awful unschooling can be.  To my surprise, Caroline did an amazing job and was a very positive piece.   My Kids Don’t “Do” School and I’m Okay With It However, I wanted to Continue reading

Human Body Science: What is one drop of blood? Blood you can eat

Have you ever wondered what was in one drop of blood? We thought this week we would examine blood and how it moves through the body.  What happens when you get cut, why is blood red not blue when oozing out. We also learn about the human heart, how it work and pumps blood through our system.  We thought it would be fun to show you two different activities, “How to make edible blood”. The Continue reading

Is Roadschooling expensive and do you need a budget

Are you interested in traveling fulltime and curious how expensive Roadschooling is?  Inquiring minds want to know if Roadschooling is expensive and do you need a budget. I will do my best to answer these questions. Road schooling is when you travel and do school on the road incorporating museums, historical sites, zoo, aquariums, national parks into your curriculum. Sometimes we include online classes, summer camps, 4-H, co-op or even field trips with local homeschool Continue reading

How to became a small business owner at age 12

Really, Isabelle, my daughter became a small business owner and sells her jewelry on Amazon Handmade.  She really started this two years ago but this year she decided to get serious.  Any child or adult can own their own business, make a product and sell it online.  Now, will it pay your bills, let you quit that job?  Honestly, that is up to you and how much you work to make your dreams come true.  Continue reading