photos by Shawne Taylor, 2019 No words, no description. Just a favorite photo memory or new photos from the week.
Fun! Things to do Around Town May-August
I’ve been filling in our personal calendar with all the fun things to do around town (and particularly OTP in the Gwinnett County area) this summer, and thought I’d share some of our favorites here, in case anyone else wants to check them out. The list is just the tip of the iceberg in terms Read More
photo by Shawne Taylor, 2012 No words, no description. Just a favorite photo memory or a new photo from the week.
Around Town (and Beyond) — March 2019
March is here! Spring is just a couple of weeks away! And there’s a lot of fun stuff to do around town. Here are a few ideas to get you started: March 7-16 — Atlanta Jewish Music Festival; taking place at multiple venues around town, this annual festival showcases Jewish heritage through jazz, sacred, folk, Read More
20% off Oak Meadow through February 28
Oak Meadow is currently offering 20% off everything in their bookstore, through February 28, including their packaged curriculum. If you aren’t familiar with Oak Meadow, be sure to check them out! They offer a wonderful Waldorf-inspired, whole-child curriculum for grades PreK through High School. We happily used OM with our oldest son from Grade 5 Read More
Around Town (and Beyond) — February 2019
Mid-winter is always tough for homeschoolers. The excitement of a new homeschool year has long passed and summer break is still so far away. Fortunately, we can fill our mid-year months with fun activities and field trips around town. Below are a few happenings in February to help get you through. Enjoy! Through March 10 Read More
Chinese New Year — Happy Year of the Pig!
Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival) is next week, and we’re looking forward to it. As I’ve mentioned (many times!), we’re a family that loves learning about other cultures. Celebrating holidays, trying foods, learning the history, reading the stories, and keeping up with current events from the places Read More
Super Blood Moon Sunday!
We’re super excited about the Super Blood Moon happening this Sunday night. How about you? It’s a total lunar eclipse during the full moon, which happens to coincide with the perigee (the time when the moon is at it’s closest point to the Earth). So the moon will be big, full, and shadowy red (and Read More
Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Weekends
January Educator Appreciation Shopping Weekends Grab your Barnes and Noble Educator Discount Card and do some discounted shopping every weekend in January. Homeschoolers and teachers get 25% off almost everything in the store. It’s a great way to stock up on books and fun activities to use in your homeschool. (Details below.) Getting your Educator Read More
Lunch and Learn Friday — Family Edition
Just in time for the winter slump that seems to hit homeschoolers this time of year, my husband and soon-to-be-ten year old have come up with a great idea to freshen up our weekly homeschool routine. It’s our own “Lunch and Learn Friday,” and yesterday was our inaugural session. On Lunch and Learn Friday, the Read More