My up and coming Year 3 desperately needs some summer structure. Not ready to jump into Year 3 yet, I asked him what he wanted to learn about over the summer. He said "World War II and the Cold War". We mapped out the Axis and Allied nations, plotted what...
by cminmt 3 months ago | via Instagram

The first stomach bug of upcoming winter season has arrived! Three out of five kids down and eternally grateful we don't have carpeting. 😷😷😷
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Recently, I won a giveaway of art lessons from @chalkpastelart . Today, we decided to give them a go. Surprisingly, my Y3 really got into them. My Y3 has had his challenges with fine motor skills, so I expected him to be the least interested. He finished the entire lesson,...
by cminmt 2 days ago | via Instagram

@charlottemasonirl is talking about Glorious Chores this week. Chores are always a tricky subject around here. I'm an intense perfectionist who could get things done faster and easier if I just do it myself. I have kids who struggle with following multistep directions, as well as having sensory issues so...
by cminmt 3 days ago | via Instagram

My great-grandfather looks like he has HEARD it all and is sick of your nonsense. 😁 That jawline of his has persisted for five generations (him, my grandpa, my dad, me, and some of the kids).
by cminmt 5 days ago | via Instagram

We took our fish loving kids to the state fish hatchery and let them feed trout! . . Pic 3 is the Roe River, the shortest river in the world. #4 is the terrifying no railings walk which freaked out most of my kids. #6 is the Missouri River, #7...
by cminmt 5 days ago | via Instagram