in pursuit of wild things


July 2014

Weekly Wrap-up: New Piano and Structured Chaos

  We finally managed to have a relatively quiet week at home and get caught up on some of our lessons. Science is the one course we end up lagging behind. We've been studying Archimedes and the ancient Greeks for two... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Friendship and Sorrow

Some weeks are tough and some are wonderful. This week was a mix of both. I enjoyed a few new experience with friends and witnessed my oldest son's heart-break. Friday night was an enjoyable night out with friends...mostly. The four... Continue Reading →

Wibbly Wobbly Weightloss: Recovery Week

I haven't much to share this week and can hardly believe another week has passed. We've been so busy I haven't even got my usual weekly wrap-up written. We also put in a half day od school today and I... Continue Reading →

Journey’s End with Primary Early American History

We finished our last book with Beautiful Feet Books' Primary Early American History. For the last part of the course we studied George Washington, the American Revolution, the Louisiana Purchase, Abraham Lincoln and Buffalo Bill. The study ends with the opening of West... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Curriculum Edition

For a July in Kentucky we've enjoyed some near perfect weather...though we could do with a bit of rain. Despite it being our second week of school we've spent some time outside this week enjoying the mild weather and friends. So,... Continue Reading →

Wibbly Wobbly Weightloss: Really Slow and Steady

We started our new school year so this week flew by in a flash. I've spent most of my time working with my crew and getting our school year off to a positive start. In other words...we enjoyed some good,... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Promotion Day and Pythagoras

We celebrated the beginning of our new academic year with our second annual promotion party. I officially now have a fifth grader, two third graders, and a little preschooler. Over the long weekend we went to the park, a family July... Continue Reading →

Wibbly Wobbly Weightloss: Surprised by Success

I really thought I was going to report that I had gained weight this week. On Monday I twisted my foot a bit while going down the stairs. I iced it when it started swelling and wore my good shoes... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Doctor Angry and Final Preparations

Last Friday we played in the pool with Mrs. Cuddle-me and boys. Later Makrothumia and kids also joined in the fun. A day with friends is always so very uplifting. After an entire year, Littlest finally accepted Sprite and played... Continue Reading →

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