Homeschool blog

Traveling The Underground Railroad

My family had the honor and privilege of experiencing the mesmerizing storytelling of Brother John at MCPL’s Lee's Summit Branch. Brother John brought the Underground Railroad to life in a way that totally captured our senses. We literally felt the weight of the chains used to shackle human beings like animals. We heard songs that contained code for the daring escapes.

Art Appreciation

Art appreciation is something we spend very little time exploring during our school year. With all the core subjects we try to accomplish every day, art just seems to constantly be put on the back burner. Because this is the case, we are going to make a dedicated effort to study a few artists the during remainder of the school year.

Something You May Want, Need, Wear, or Read

A friend recently told me about a neat family tradition they do at Christmastime. For each child, they give four gifts that correspond with the rhyme, “Something you want, something you need, something to wear, and something to read.” It inspired me to share with you four of my favorite holiday ideas!

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