in pursuit of wild things


October 2013

Thank You Mrs. Fulbright and Apologia

Finally the Homeschool Science Share and Tell is back hosted by and Apologia! Yeah!! I've missed the event over the break and the loads of amazing science lab ideas from fellow homeschool families. Since the last link up we have finished... Continue Reading →

Mosaic Reviews: See The Light

I am not much of an artist and am even worse at teaching art to my scholars. I struggle getting art lessons in each week but maybe it is because I haven't found the right curriculum to use. So I... Continue Reading →

The Power of a Mother’s Words

I’ve never reblogged before but his broke my heart and encouraged me at the same time. I love reading to my children and will likely read an extra story with them today. Personally, as I watched this I remembered cuddling with my grandma as she read Scripture to me and cried my heart out…

A Homeschool Mom

Yesterday morning, a discreet email came addressed to my inbox. A young gentleman who was homeschooled along with his four sisters has recently completed a short film called “What She Taught Me”.

I found his film encouraging and heartfelt. It was a subtle reminder of the importance of what we do.

To explore more of Shaun Lichti’s work, please visit his website HERE

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Weekly Wrap-up: Apples, Dried Corn and Manhood

Tomorrow is Littlest's birthday party (actually birthday is Monday). We will be celebrating three years of his life. He wants a Batman birthday cake. Later today I will bake a cake and make buttercream icing in various colors. Then I... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Apples, Caffeine and Astronomy

My family's "busy season" is about to start. This weekend is the Pig Roast. Harley Man (one of my brother-in-law's) spends several days roasting an entire pig the old-fashioned way. Family and friends from the area and a few states... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: The Week with the Twitch

I was a little worried about getting all of our lessons in this week when I decided to add homeschool physical education. I was afraid our day would be longer but on the days we do our exercises we actually... Continue Reading →

How I Got My Groove Back

Ok, who am I kidding with that title!? I've never had rhythm...heck, I can barely clap along with a song! One time my sweet husband took my to a Josh Turner concert and he is still, to this day, amused by... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Getting Back To Normal

My week did not go as planned at the beginning. My mother extended her visit until this past Monday...she was supposed to go on Friday...and then Saturday...and then stayed until Monday. She really should have left on Friday since all... Continue Reading →

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