Well, it's been.....a summer. It's been a pretty terrible summer, to be perfectly honest, but who wants to read about my crummy summer? Instead, here are positive highlights! :) We went on a little road trip down to Durango in June and visited two National Monuments. We had been to Mesa Verde ... Read More about System Status: Summer 2017
I've always had a thing for good quotes. Back in 2000, when I had time to work on such things, I used to actually have an entire quotes section on my website that was a sort of collection of all the sayings I had heard and loved over the years (all twenty of them :) ). Then later, when I was ... Read More about Charlotte Mason Printable Quotes
I started this post about two weeks ago with full confidence that I had the first term of B's first grade year, which starts in about two weeks, all set. All my little term schedule boxes were filled in and I was READY! Or so I thought. Who knew that blogging could actually help me to be MORE ... Read More about AO Year 1 (or First Grade) Term 1 Plans
I have always had grand, huge intentions for the summer months, mentally filling each weekend with camping trips and visits to local attractions and excursions to the mountains while the weekdays themselves are crowded with read-alouds and hikes and art projects, etc. until there isn't a minute of ... Read More about Mesa Verde and Aztec Ruins Junior Ranger Adventures
I have always been of the mindset that it was better to wait on "school things" for my son, following a better-late-than-early approach. I hadn’t pushed him to start reading at an early age or tried to force any kind of structured preschool program on him and was quite happy with those decisions. ... Read More about Charlotte Mason-Inspired Kindergarten Curriculum eBook!