1. Backyard Water Play for Preschoolers

    Here is another screen-free summer idea - set up a backyard water play area! I had decided ahead of time that this would be an "Owen-speed" activity - it seems…

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  2. The "Do Something Hard" Challenge

    This week is the "Do Something Hard" challenge at our house!  My husband and I want our boys to learn to work hard.  We want them to be able to…

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  3. Family Backyard Summer Olympics

    In honor of the upcoming Olympic Games in London, we had our own backyard Olympics this morning! We did four events:  sprint, long jump, baseball throw, and nerf gun shooting.…

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  4. We're Back!

    Here's a quick update in case any of you have wondered where we've been! The past month has been a total whirlwind for us!  We sold our house at the…

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  5. Summer Fun: Hunting for Insects

    Because we ended our homeschooling year by studying about insects in our science book, we have been especially aware of the ones that we find around our yard. The boys…

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