a homeschool field trip: remembering World War 1 in Ypres

Once upon a time, for seven years of our homeschool journey, our family travelled on the regular. During this Remembrance season, I share our experience into world war sites. There’s nothing like a developing world experience, a dose of traveler’s diarrhea, malaria, a military coup an hour away, airport scanning for Ebola, and visiting World…

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Egyptian Part-ay: Homeschool History

  We started our homeschool year studying early civilizations. When we got to Egypt, we slowed right down. Why? Because the kids were fully engaged. There was much interest on pyramid construction and mummy preparations. And though I was willing to mummify an apple (every good homeschooler mummifies chickens, right?) We own actual chickens in…

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