Bikurgurl · Family First! · homeschooling

November 3rd Surprise

Seattle Snow ❄️ Lowland snow this early in the season is rare. One distinct advantage of interest-led learning is being able to stay home, play in the snow, come in for hot chocolate to warm up, then go out again! Their day was spent alternatively creating in the snow and on their movie making project. Keeping… Continue reading November 3rd Surprise

homeschooling · Homeschooling Moms Night Out

Homeschooling Moms Night Out

Another case of finding my voice. When I talk to a group of people, I feed off their energy or get them going. In a group of people, I have no problem with casual chatting and conversation. It's safety in numbers, so to speak. I don't have to be true, or vulnerable, to any one… Continue reading Homeschooling Moms Night Out

Bikurgurl · Family · homeschooling · InstagramImages · The Year of CLean

Changes, they be a Comin’

Change is the only constant in life - Heraclitus, Greek Philosopher Our family has gone through a plethora of changes in recent months which culminated in my oldest son deciding to start public school Monday. He's been homeschooled for the past 8 years but decided he needed new challenges. Oh the challenges. 6:15am? 6:30am? My… Continue reading Changes, they be a Comin’

Bikurgurl · homeschooling · Old School Lessons

Medieval Clothing Workshop 

So much to learn!

Bikurgurl · homeschooling · Read Aloud · Reading

February 2017: Books we’re Reading

While we're voracious readers, these are literally what we're reading today! Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free As with many things in life, I have many things left undone. I have big aspirations, huge expectations of myself, and yet many of these seemingly easy and rhythmic… Continue reading February 2017: Books we’re Reading

Bikurgurl · homeschooling · Writing

NaNoWriMo 2016: Do You NaNoWriMo?

November 1. Every year we gear up for it. We print our booklets, we dream about the stories we want to write, then November 1 - we get started! This is a challenge really of all ages. If you can communicate, you can participate! When my children were younger, I'd simply type the stories they… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016: Do You NaNoWriMo?

Bikurgurl · Grace and Space · homeschooling

Grace And Space: Generosity

When thinking of adding value to daily actions by providing Grace and Space, generosity is high on the list Our piano tuner came by this week to look at an issue we were having with the lowest key on our piano. As you may remember, we were gifted this century-old piano from a neighbor and… Continue reading Grace And Space: Generosity