Sneaky Math and Zombie Science

Today was a comfortable day with the sort of natural flow of learning that I love. After breakfast, Ian and Isaac wanted to finish a Lego project they started yesterday, so I said I’d do something with Elijah. When they noticed that I’d brought out the Magna-Tiles, they all decided to join Elijah and I….

Janu-Weary

  January has not come or gone gently. But, it’s been a good busy. I’ve found myself in the very bizarre position of helping to facilitate a high school Sabbath School class. It’s odd because leadership/speaking positions are very uncomfortable for me and my kids are so young still that I don’t have confidence in…

Radio Science

As is common with our time in the car together, we started an interesting educational discussion today on the way home from Isaac’s piano lesson. One of the boys was talking about God. Ian made the analogy that God is like the power plant and prayer is the power lines connecting us to Him. Next,…

The Sticky Sickly

We managed to make the week interesting, even though we were stuck in the house feeling ill.¬†Poor little Elijah spent a week feeling crummy, and spent a lot of time with Diego and was very generous with his germs. Even still, he wanted to be like his big brother and get his hair painted after…

The Sky Split Open Today

I awoke this morning to the glorious sound of someone else cleaning the house. Brian had straightened the living room, cleaned off the kitchen table, done all the dishes, got out the broom and was wiping down the counters. Then he made breakfast and took us out to a movie and “linner” (late lunch). Yes,…

Upcycled Space Port

I’ve been siphoning off some recycle-ables into a big box for the boys to use as building materials. Today I helped them build a space port and some vehicles. We used mostly tape and glue, but got a little fancy with wire hangers, bolts and rivets too. At the back side is the hovering space…