— September 23, 2016

Classic Literature Inspires Children

Classical Literature is invaluable for the home educator and is a treasured possession in our home.

— September 12, 2016

A Golf Cart for a Go-Kart

The Little Harrolds let loose on the golf cart when no one is watching... or so they think.

— August 30, 2016

Where We Grow Our Veggies

Find our how we grow our vegetables in raised beds and an old hay field.

— August 13, 2016

Population Fluxes Within Backyard Flock

Our flock of backyard chickens endure some erratic weather and new arrivals.

— August 11, 2016

A Garden For Butterflies and Hummingbirds

Our latest garden project is a garden of native flowering plants chosen specifically for winged pollinators.

— July 28, 2016

Getting to Know Miss Mason

Examining and applying Miss Mason's tenet that "education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life."

— July 1, 2016

Keeping Chickens Out of the Garden

We build a fence around our raised beds in an attempt to control our chickens' access to our vegetable gardens.

— June 27, 2016

A Visit from the Tooth Fairy

Does the Tooth Fairy have a limit?

— June 21, 2016

The Saga of Rodriguez

A piece of artwork comes to life in the imagination of a child.

— May 26, 2016

Preserving Backyard Apples

An old, forgotten apple tree offers plenty of apples for us to transform into preserves.

— May 20, 2016

Grandma, Where Do Babies Come From?

Grandma finds herself in an awkward predicament with her baby-crazy granddaughter.

— May 14, 2016

Building a Bench to Read Upon

If you build it, they will read... we construct a special bench to both store our children's books and to provide a place for…

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
Home is the nicest word there is. Laura Ingalls Wilder
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. Vincent Van Gogh