We’re going to miss Montana. This move is bittersweet in that while we’re resolute about returning home for this next season of family life, we’ll certainly miss Big Sky Country and many of it’s inhabitants. It’s been a beautiful oasis in which to homeschool, homestead, simplify, adopt, and adventure. The land is where are roots are. The Read More →

This week’s installment of What to Read Wednesday will be regretfully brief as I am presently adrift in a sea of cardboard, actively boxing all our earthly possessions for our upcoming move. Our theme is books about books, or libraries; and I couldn’t help but think of our pal Klaus Beaudelaire… Bibliophile, bookworm, researcher, etymologist– Klaus is Read More →

I’m still blogging through the alphabet with A Net in Time and Hopkins Homeschool. This week we are on the letter K… Growing up, when my family would pile onto our oversized sectional to enjoy a movie I almost always opted to sit solo on the hardwood floor… there I’d spread out my belongings and whilst passively watching the film I’d Read More →

Blogging through the alphabet with fellow homeschoolers online has become a wonderfully introspective exercise that’s helped identify my mission & aim in educating my kiddos here at home. This week we’re on the letter “J”… While packing up our house and sifting through boxes for our upcoming move, I stumbled upon a bounty of treasure in a homeschool keepsake Read More →

Planes, trains, and automobiles… I love that Little Man most definitely had a train phase. He was so completely enamored with all things railroad that his third birthday was even train themed. The girls’ first train ride, before Little Man: Then there was that time we rode on a miniature train-set in Oregon and it very nearly blew his mind. Though Read More →

I’m blogging through the alphabet with fellow homeschoolers online. This week we’re on the letter I… The secret to our (relative) sanity during a typical homeschool day is music… namely sedate, instrumental music. Pretty sure the single best piece of equipment we’ve purchased for our homeschool is the wireless speaker that Husband hooked up to my kitchen iPad to pump soothing Read More →

This week has been especially fun-filled, what with Saint Patrick’s Day, Pi Day, and Spring Break on the calendar. We’re making an effort to squeeze every last drop of fun from Bozeman before heading westward for our upcoming big move. We will miss homeschooling here. Relocation can be hard on kids in general, but might especially trigger issues unique to adoption. Read More →