Category Archives: summer

End of summer, back to school

My children are on a long-promised break from any school work right now. They will have three full weeks off before starting back up after Labor Day with a full school schedule. Over the summer, they did swim lessons (dd#3, … Continue reading

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Summer Project – Part 2

The kids excitedly watched the two chicks who hatched. None of the others hatched and per the directions, we disposed of the rest of the eggs. We cleaned the incubator and returned it. We could have returned the chicks, too, … Continue reading

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Summer Project – Part 1

This summer I thought it would be nice for the kids to hatch some chicks from eggs. It is a 4-H project available to anyone through an extension office in the big city about an hour away. I sent in … Continue reading

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Summer School Summary

With most public and private schools starting school (the local public school starts this week, most schools in the surrounding cities started a couple of weeks ago), we are just wrapping up our summer school. I’m hoping to get in … Continue reading

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I need a rest from my vacation!

When we got back from our camping trip, I was exhausted. We really got off easy. The only sunburns were my husband and I on our noses. The hundreds of mosquito bites seem to have healed. (I’ve never seen a mosquito … Continue reading

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Summer school update

In what should only take an hour a day, we have been working through Writing With Ease Level 2 (both older kids), Growing with Grammar 3 (Child #1), Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (Child #2), A … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Club

The tiny local library has started their summer reading club up. Activities are planned once per week at the library and all books the kids read (or have read to them) are recorded on sheets and turned in. At the … Continue reading

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