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Flying Kites: When learning happens

When I was a child, I loved flying kites.  I can remember evenings when my parents would meet up with fellow homeschooling friends and mentors (there weren’t many of us back in the 1980s) to walk and talk at a local park.  Many times I would bring my kite and...
There and Back Again: Part three – Dallas/Fort Worth

There and Back Again: Part three – Dallas/Fort Worth

We took most of a day to drive up to Dallas as we were in no hurry and wanted to enjoy the little things along the way.  Here is a picture from the road of a rainstorm heading our way.  It’s been a while since I have driven in a rain storm.  We don’t get...
There and Back Again: Part two – Danbury Lodge

There and Back Again: Part two – Danbury Lodge

After enjoying Galveston for two days, we packed up and headed to a retreat center that is owned by my parent’s church.  We spent the next five days relaxing, napping, fishing, swimming, making smores, going to an aquarium, and catching up on laundry.  Because I...
There and Back Again: Part one – Galveston

There and Back Again: Part one – Galveston

In late May, we took a trip to Texas to celebrate my little brother’s graduation from medical school and to reconnect and fellowship with my family.  It was such an amazing time for our family.  And, like every good homeschool mom (insert sarcasm), I turned it...