Category: Daily life

Laura Ingalls Wilder Birthday Party

“It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”

-Laura Ingalls

My daughter wanted an old-fashioned Laura Ingalls birthday party this year. Actually, she has been brainstorming for such a party for years, since we first read the entire series when she was five to six…

How to not ruin a beach vacation

Do not look up how to homeschool at the beach. Do not look up “educational beach activities” or “beach unit studies.” Give yourself and the kids permission to just be. Even if you are usually a formal homeschooler…