Happy Birthday Chunky Monkey!

How does it go by so fast? He is 4, independent, smart, sweet and adorable! My baby Noah is 4 today. I remember writing this very long post on his 1st birthday and how agonizing it was for me to see him leave babydom so quickly.Now he is four and understands more than he probably should. He thinks he is a Ninja and can save the world from the bad guys, he prays to Jesus all on his own and helps mama off the floor with a … [Read more...]

Christmas in Germany

Christmas Around the World with CurrClick has partnered with myself and nine other homeschool bloggers this week. Each one of us will be giving goodies away during our bloggy event so be sure to check the schedule and stop by each site to learn about Christmas in other countries, enter the giveaways and maybe even make some new friends! Being part German, I thought it would be fun to share a bit about Christmas in … [Read more...]

Homeschool Group Thanksgiving Celebration

Last week we had our annual Thanksgiving gathering with our homeschool group, we had 70 people between moms and lots and lots of children. We had six stations where the children rotated between crafts. I read from The Thanksgiving Story by Dagliesh and talked with the children about the First Thanksgiving while they created a Thanksgiving sticker scene. We also had bread and butter making, Pilgrim hats, picture … [Read more...]

Horse Field Trip

Our homeschool field trip for the month of September was all about horses! We took a trip to near by horse stables for horse riding, grooming, anatomy lessons, crafts, play and lunch! We had a wonderful time, in spite of the sweltering heat and humidity. We had a bit of a cool down when a torrential downpour passed through in the middle of play time and lunch. Fortunately, the rain did not slow down the children, I … [Read more...]

Fall into Reading 2010 Challenge

Happy first day of Autumn!!  It's that time again!! This will be my third year participating in the "Fall Into reading 2010 Challenge".  I don't need an excuse to read, but I sure could use some more time!What is the Fall into Reading 2010 Challenge? Essentially, Fall Into Reading 2010 is a fun, low-pressure reading challenge open to anyone and everyone. It will take place September 22nd-December 20th.Like … [Read more...]