Learning to Draw Birds

We did something a bit different for nature study today.  Last week I followed a link (can't even remember where I saw it...maybe on the Ambleside Online forum) to a downloadable nature journaling curriculum from the California Native Plant Society.  Now you might be wondering why on earth someone living on the east coast of…

Tidbits from Week 20

Back at it this week after a wonderful vacation.  Boy, it's hard to jump in full force after taking a week off of school.  It always seems like so much, such a heavy load, until you get back into the routine of it.  Routine and habits are powerful things!  They really boost productivity and efficiency,…

New Year, New Term, New Things to Learn!

I just love a new year.  There is something so hopeful and motivating about a new beginning with new possibilities.  This week we dove into our first week of term two of our school year.  It was a good week.  Actually, it was a great week!  I want to be honest about that because I…