The weather was gorgeous, Care Bear was home, I was feeling motivated, and bonus – I have a voucher I got from Living Social. Score! All of this made for a beautiful day at the arboretum. I’m so thankful I got the photography classes for Care Bear not long ago so she has something to […]
Field Trip Friday: Gymnastics Gym Edition!
The snow is finally start to melt here in what appears to be the arctic tundra, but still we must find indoor activities to partake in. What’s the next best thing to an indoor playground, or even better? A gymnastics gym! There are bars and soft tumbling mats for any active person to take joy […]
Field Trip Friday: Skiing Edition!
Ah, what a perfect day for this post. Big, wet snowflakes are falling outside right now, and with a high around 30F, it’s the perfect weather for skiing. Whether you prefer downhill skiing (like me) or cross-country, both are an incredible exercise, fun, and a way to get out of the house during the winter […]
Field Trip Friday: Sports Tournament Edition!
You know, I never would have thought of sports tournaments as a valuable resource in our homeschool before we started doing it. Some of the benefits I’ve noticed are: It is a social outlet for Care Bear. When we go on a tournament trip, it’s like a big sleep over for the whole weekend. Yes, […]
Field Trip Friday: World Hijab Day Edition!
February 1st is World Hijab Day, and I want to encourage everyone to participate, especially any non-Muslims! What is World Hijab Day? Simply, it is one day for women who do not typically wear hijab (the traditional Muslim headscarf) to give it a try. There are a number of reasons I think this is beneficial […]
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