in pursuit of wild things


February 2016

Review: Faith Builders Bible

When the option to review Zonderkidz' Faith Builder's Bible my nine-year old begged me to apply. He then checked the mail everyday until it arrived. Fortunately for him Zonderkidz was quick with the shipping! My three oldest children spend some of their... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Outdoor Cathedrals

Crazy...this week was on the crazy side. The first few days were fine. I wrote up two reviews for the TOS Review Crew which will post over the next couple of days. Our school time is flowing along nicely with... Continue Reading →

Medieval Study: Minstrels, the Black Death and Chaucer

We've just wrapped up weeks nineteen through twenty-four of Beautiful Feet Books' Intermediate Medieval History covering from the 1290's to 1400 or so. The book selections for this session were some of our very favorite of the study so far.... Continue Reading →

Epiphany in the Dental Chair

Visits to the dentist make me nervous. Some visits are down right terrifying. When the trembling started I felt so disappointed. I could feel the terror spreading. I closed my eyes and tried to will my heart to slow down but... Continue Reading →


Today Littlest was kicked out of his homeschool co-op class. When I asked what horrid thing he had done, I was told that he wouldn't sit still for two hours. What?! A five year old won't sit still for two... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: One Hundred…Finally

Wow! This week was busy...or so it seemed. The new routine I put into place last month is habit now and our days run smoothly and rather quickly. Before I know it the day is done! The only wrench in... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Winter’s Promise

Other than my horrid trip to the dentist the week went well. I have to go back in a couple of weeks to have cavities dealt with and then again in a few more weeks to have the rest of... Continue Reading →

A Photojournal of One Friday

The day begins at 5:30 but I usually doze for another ten minutes. This morning I walked forty minutes then hit the shower. After dressing I spend a few minutes reading from the Alliance homework. I'm a week or so behind on my... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Lovely Week

We kept busy with our schooling this week. The kids finished the online class through Brave Writer. I was so pleased that I posted their stories. The kids are fairly proud of their work too. They enjoyed their time at co-op... Continue Reading →

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