Category Archive: Homeschool

Family Fun at Barton Hills Farm

It’s a good day when you get to spend time outdoors with friends who are like family. Today we visited Barton Hill Farms, which is set amongst 100-year-old cottonwood trees, rolling grassy hills… Continue reading

E.T. at the Symphony

As a kid my mom took my brother and I to see E.T. The Extra Terrestrial at the movie theatre. I was 2 years old at the time and don’t remember it, but… Continue reading

Essential Oil Jewelry: How I’ve Maintained My Sanity This Week

It’s no secret that I like for my space to smell good. From incense to candles to scentsy plug-ins, I enjoy them all. At Christmas I received an essential oil diffuser as a… Continue reading

The Meadows Center: Not the Aquarena Springs I Remember

I remember visiting Aquarena Springs in San Marcos, TX as a child. I can still recall the excitement of the “aquamaids” and other underwater performers, but most of all I remember watching in… Continue reading

Fiesta Farm: A Hands-On Experience

I’m an animal lover. Always have been. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t have a pet. I’ve often had classroom pets too. From dogs and cats and hamsters to animals at… Continue reading

Doseum: Your Kids, and You, Will Love It

When Xander was younger, we were fans of the San Antonio Children’s Museum, and I’ve enjoyed many Prek field trips there as well. With the closing of the San Antonio Children’s Museum and… Continue reading

Great Toddler Toys For Almost Free!

I’ll admit, MJ has a lot of toys. Her birthday is so close to Christmas that she got an abundance of toys all at one time and we struggled to find a place… Continue reading

San Antonio Aquarium – A Second Chance

We visited the San Antonio Aquarium soon after it opened. I wasn’t impressed. There were about a hundred million kids, it was hot, and everything in it seemed random.  MJ was barely walking… Continue reading

Must-Have Books for 1 Year Olds

As a teacher and a mom I’ve collected quite a few books over the years, for a variety of age ranges. I’ve read A LOT of children’s books, and while all of my… Continue reading

LEGO┬« KidsFest Tickets Giveaway!

I am beyond excited to attend LEGO KidsFest with my kids and hubby. We are all huge LEGO fans. My son, now 12, enjoys the LEGO sets for older kids while my 19… Continue reading