Our PE times are by no means organized. We play in the backyard, we kick balls, we run, we build obstacle courses, we ride bikes, we swing, we climb, we ride scooters, and we go for walks. But the kids decided they needed more organized and structured activities. So, after some good runs up andRead more
Lextin Academy has a wish list on Amazon! Check it out to see what we’re hoping to add to our home library and please share your list if you have one!
I homeschool. He works. We have 4 kids and one messy, loud house. How do we make time for each other and how do we reconnect over all the noise? We bring on a third wheel into our relationship. Yes, we need someone else in our marriage to make it work. And it’s not alwaysRead more
What did we do for St. Patrick’s Day? (Other than the hours of yardwork, you mean…) We made goofy hats, ate festive scones, and began a shamrock crystals experiment. The hat idea was found here Shamrock crystals idea found here Hope everyone has a wonderful day, wears some green, and finds that illusive clover!
We were given some fun art books by a friend and they have worked into our preschool art time perfectly! Here’s what our PreK art looks like: First we look at the picture and talk about the picture and the artist. Each picture has a 3D element for the kids to feel as well. ThenRead more
I spent some time reading about Classical Conversations which sounds like a wonderful program. Unfortunately, there is not one close to us. However, I like the concept of having the students do presentations-even if they are simply show and tell at the young level-in order to give the kids an opportunity to practice public speakingRead more
Here at Lextin Academy we school year-round because we are just having too much fun to quit (and we like to keep some type of routine). For our summer school we usually try out a few new things to keep life interesting and fresh. Our lineup is on order and we’ll be watching for ourRead more
I remember 8th grade science. I remember the class but not one bit of the science. Who thought that asking the coach to be the science teacher was a good idea? No, I’ve never enjoyed science. Those science classes didn’t help either. So, with our homeschool, I’m determined to make science enjoyable and memorable-in aRead more
After more than a year of stalking the TOS Crew blog and all the amazing bloggers who post wonderful reviews which make me want to buy everything they mention, I was invited to join the Crew! I’m not sure who is more excited-me or my hubby! I can’t wait to try all the new productsRead more
“Do you work?” How do I answer that question? Any mom knows that while she does stay home, what she does is more than a job. You can always clarify and state that you “work at home.” But I don’t care for that terminology. I don’t view what I do as “work;” that term seemsRead more