My sons were excited about learning that their latest field trip with one of our co-ops was going to include hiking.  It has been a while since we went on a hike in general.  What we didn’t realize is the further fun we’d be having at The New Weis Center. We had two guides to […]

India is what I always say is my heart string country.  It is the country that I have felt yearnings to go to as a missionary.  It is the country that I first wanted to learn about when I was a child.  It is the country that is so colorful but so sad and oppressed.  […]

My sons are very fond of Minecraft.  They love learning about different minerals as well as the whole creative aspect of the game.  Micah has his own little rock collection and Leto can tell me the names of various types of rocks for hours. One of our homeschooling co-ops took a field trip out to […]

We started this study the day that the winter Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea started.  It was exciting for the boys to see the opening for the Olympics after we learned a little bit about its history earlier on in the day.  It was actually the perfect way to learn about it!  We got […]

I went to the Liberty Science Center for a field trip in third or fourth grade and remember bits and pieces of it, and honestly, even some of the things I remembered being there are still there twenty something years later. In case you are unfamiliar with what the LSC is, there are sections throughout […]

China has always fascinated me.  The music is beautiful, some of the folklore is so unique, and I used to love watching Kung Fu movies like Fearless Kung Fu Elements (it is so bad, after watching it 25+ years later). The problem is that I never was taught about the history of China as a […]

I had been hoping to go back to Jockey Hollow and the Wick House for a few years to show my sons, since I went there for a field trip when I was in third grade and it seriously changed my life (it inspired my minimalism, which I have mentioned in the past). One of […]