The Last 40 Days

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We started the year looking forward to many things - my brother's graduation and his moving back home to Louisville, the birth of our fourth child, several weddings, etc. We had no idea we would also lose two very important members of our family so soon and so close together. My Nanaw (my dad's mom) passed away on March 28 pretty suddenly, and my Papaw (her husband, my dad's stepdad) passed away … Keep Reading

What Homeschooling Looks Like: January 2014

When we first started our homeschooling journey with our new first and second grade daughters in August, I had every intention of being very organized and sticking to some kind of schedule every day. I wasn't sold on any particular curriculum, so I got a few Spectrum workbooks (Math and … Keep Reading

Jace’s 2nd Birthday

Our little baby boy turned two yesterday! Like all moms, I feel like time is passing way too quickly. He is getting so big, and is so smart. He's putting his words together to communicate with us, has a very distinctive personality, is so funny, and so sweet. I woke up with this really … Keep Reading

Newport Aquarium Trip

On Tuesday, Joe was able to take a day off of work and we headed to the Newport Aquarium along with my mom and brother.  We hadn't been since Summer was about 6 months old, so we were all pretty excited. I was worried that I wouldn't be up to it since I've been so sick with this … Keep Reading

Our Summer

Our Summer went by way too fast. It started with our amazing trip to Florida and ended with us trying to adjust to our new homeschooling lifestyle. We've celebrated Camryn's 6th and Summer's 7th birthdays, watched Jace grow and learn, spent lots of time outdooors exploring and learning and … Keep Reading