How to Unschool any subject without making any plans 

How can I Unschool any subject without making plans? Let me start by saying I am not a planner and never have been.  I believe a lot of time people are scared to homeschool their kids because of the planning, they think it is very time-consuming and hard.  Actually, any subject can be taught with no plan at all.  I do not write things on a calendar, I have no idea what we are going Continue reading

Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness

The Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness. We had so much fun picking our own strawberries at Ottawa Farms. We enjoyed fresh strawberries, homemade ice cream, a camel ride ( we really just watched), arts & crafts, live music, the list goes on and on. 17th Annual Strawberry Festival We started the 17th annual Strawberry Festival off with free parking and $5 per person to enter.  Our first adventure was petting a baby Continue reading

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

Encouraging Your Kid to Make Their Own Nutritious Food Selections

 Photo Credit: jill111, Pixabay Getting your kid to eat fruits and vegetables does not have to be a fight. With a solid method and healthy encouragement, you can get your kid to make their own nutritious food selections. Along the way, they will learn other important life lessons as well.  Teaching Your Kid  Seattle Children’s Hospital recommends involving your kid as much as possible. Teach them how to read food labels and to compare the 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