Life IS school . . .

Is it really necessary to separate LIFE and “SCHOOL”?

Are we not learning every second of every day?

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So, pack up your bags . . . & travel with us for our year of ADVENTURE!

aka homeschool, unschool, funschool, adventureschool

 …formerly known as LIFE

So far . . . the gals & I have had awesome adventures this “school” year:

  • beach days – enjoying sunshine, sand and waves
  • baby days –  friends of ours have new baby boy twins
  • farm days – horses, donkeys, pot belly pigs, chickens, peacocks
  • mystic aquarium – seals, whales, penguins & more
  • visited the scrap metal yard – mom has a “thrift” addiction
  • trip to Vermont to support dad in his Spartan Ultra race!
  • Mo joined a swim team, Addi is diving into gymnastics
  • we’ve created a sewing, painting, craft room that oozes with creativity!!!

Farm trip’n it . . . no tears!

Yep . . . my little lady, Addi (8 yrs old) left this morning on a bus with her 3rd grade Waldorf class to spend 5 days at Hawthorne Valley Farm in Ghent, NY . . .

Farm Trip - tear free!

Farm Trip – tear free!

A place where children experience a working farm and, through active participation, learn practical skills, develop social relationships, and gain a deeper sense of self and relationship to nature.

Her sister, Morgan, went 3 years ago and just LOVED it! Continue reading