Our current science experiment involves a slice of bread, some dust, a plastic bag, and a little water. Big Sis (I'll refer to DD#1 as Big Sis for the sake of privacy) wanted to know what caused bread to get moldy. Sounded like a project to me! Her great questions always lead us into the coolest lessons. Anyway, just wanted to share a website that we use to find interesting science experiments: … [Read more...] about Moldy Bread and other fun science stuff
As promised, here is our Coat of Arms. Click on it for a larger image. DD#1, age 6, helped me design it. We chose Diligent, Intelligent, Faithful, and Purposeful as our goal characteristics. You can see our Latin motto "Lux et Veritas" and our school name, Legacy Academy, are incorporated. Sorry for the fuzzy graphic, but I had to print it out and then scan it in. I couldn't save the image to … [Read more...] about Our Coat of Arms
THEME Instructions: Write 10 interesting, crazy, weird, fun facts about you! Include facts about you as a woman, a wife, a mommy, a homeschooler, a homekeeper, a taxi-driver, a cook, etc. MY TEN FACTS:1. I'm a picky eater and eat almost everything plain. Plain hamburgers, plain hot dogs, plain spaghetti. I've never tasted ketchup or mustard in my life and NEVER will. Can't even stand the smell … [Read more...] about 10 Timely Facts — Homeschool Memoirs
I'm lighting a candle today in remembrance of what would've been our first baby Jordan's 11th birthday. 11 years? That hardly seems possible. I call Jordan and Noah (the babies I lost to miscarriage in 1997 and 1998) my "shadow children." They are always with me, and yet I can't touch them. I have often imagined them as the years have passed, what they would've looked like, who they might've … [Read more...] about Remembrance Day
When it came time to think of a name for our homeschool, I considered many options. Obviously, the concept of destiny occurred to me. Should I incorporate it somehow into our name? Destiny is a forward-thinking concept, something pertaining to the future, a goal to work toward. Definitely applies to homeschooling. However, I wanted something that also spoke to creating a firm foundation with which … [Read more...] about What’s in a Name?
Thanks to my friend Lisa at The Berry Patch for passing along such a nice award! You can view her blog here: http://maineberrypatch.blogspot.com/. She talks about life in Maine (my favorite place!), raising three boys, and of course, homeschooling. Her blog makes me smile! Lisa knows I'm new to blogging and that I'd be excited to get this! Here's the deal: I have to post 6 Things I Value & 6 … [Read more...] about "Kreativ" Blogger Award