in pursuit of wild things


September 2013

Weekly Wrap-up: Sorrow and the Double Drive-in Week

We shut school down this week for my mother's visit...I guess we are on fall break. I am not really looking forward to starting back up on Monday. We've all enjoyed a break from school...some of us maybe a little... Continue Reading →

Pocahontas and Jamestown with Beautiful Feet Books and Lego Jamestown

This past week we completed our studies and activities on Pocahontas and Jamestown. The Beautiful Feet Books (BFB) guide had us read Pocahontas by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire and Jamestown by James E. Knight. We enjoyed both books very much. We also watched... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up #7 Double Birthday Week

We enjoyed a short three-day school week followed by two full days of "field trips". Both Oldest and Sparkles had birthday's this week so my husband took a couple of days off work and we went to the St Louis... Continue Reading →

Living and Active Challenge

You've been drafted. I need an accountability partner and am finding it tough to find someone. Never mind, scratch that. My sweet friend Yoga Girl just stepped up to the plate! She just agreed on Facebook as I was writing... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up #6

I am late getting this posted...I'll blame it on allergies and the Benadryl induced haze. I really dislike allergies. This past week turned out to be busy and bittersweet. Everyone got haircuts...except me and I really need to get my hair... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up #5

Our science experiment this week was making a cloud in a jar. The experiment is from Apologia's Astronomy book in the Uranus and Neptune chapter. Thankfully it is one of the easier experiments and I had everything on hand...that usually... Continue Reading →

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