Art and God and Details

After writing this, I feel mentally inebriated, worn out, like I’ve birthed something. So, I apologize for the lame title. I just don’t have any creativity left. I was gonna go with “God Is In the Details,” but however applicable, it seemed trite. It may not be incredibly polished or profound, but I’ll admit my…

Homeschool Hodgepodge – Week 1 (highlights, hurdles, and general happenings)

Six weeks of summer vacation and now we are back into the books.  I forgot how utterly exhausting school mornings are for me as teacher and mom.  Afternoon comes, and my brain is mush.  Hopefully I'll adjust as a few more weeks pass by.  But with a third student officially joining the school age crowd…

Nature “did-you-knows?” ~ FROGS edition

Each term we aim to focus on a particular topic in our study of God's beautiful creation.  This year we have been following Ambleside Online's suggestions for each of the three terms.  My goal is to make six entries into our nature journals each term (that would be every other week), but it's actually worked…