Art Class with the Kiddos

We kicked off our homeschooling year with an acrylic painting session on sunflowers. It was the kids’ first time painting with (my) acrylic paints. We had planted sunflowers, on purpose and by accident, in our garden and in the chicken run, so we have plenty of inspiration! After a brief description of how acrylic paints work and a little demo by mom, the kids took off on their own! I think they did a great job!

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Homeschooling: a light at the end of the tunnel

I recently found Wildflowers and Marbles and I just love her website. She just posted one with such beautiful images of her schoolroom, along with some tips, that I wanted to share…

Homeschooling: 3 Things That Will Take You to the Finish Line

Beginning each homeshooling day with faith…

I just ran across this blog and post by School of Immaculata. It’s a beautiful website with lots of information I’m looking forward to reading myself! I thought I would share the post and link with you here.

Why is faith the first subject every day?

Fear of the Lord… an explanation of what that means

I love reading what Fr. Z (Fr. John Zuhlsdorf) writes. He is a very knowledgeable, solid, orthodox, Catholic priest. And, he has a good sense of humor too. He just posted something on his blog that I was just discussing with our young children – the Gift of the Fear of the Lord. I think he does a really great job explaining what exactly that fear is all about…

http://wdtprs.com/blog/2016/03/ask-father-learning-fear-of-the-lord/