|Posted on January 30, 2017 at 3:25 AM||comments (0)|
Hope (6) at In Play in Barrie, ON.
We have had a busy week!
Hope has been asking to go to In Play, an indoor playground, so we took a trip to town and had a blast together. They encourage Parents to play on the structures with the kids so we took full advantage!
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Hope(6), Freeschoolin' Daddy and Mommy in a grocery store selfie!
Why Yes! We still have our Christmas tree up!
I like to clear it out by now but living got in the way. *grin*
This year's holidays tr...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
Doing some late season farm work together. Ontario, Canada.
We have been so busy with learning opportunities that I haven't had time to share as much as I like!
|Posted on October 30, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
We love decorating and Halloween!
We had some homemade paper bats from last year so I made some more, using the old ones as templates, and then cut them out.
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|Posted on October 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (2)|
Our mini barn, pond and pumpkin patch.
Freeschoolin' gives us the freedom to pursue our passions; homesteading is a big one around here!
One day we hope to own our own land to build a sustainable homestead on but for now we are lucky en...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 3, 2016 at 5:45 AM||comments (0)|
Happy Fall Ya'll!
How are we Freeschoolin' this time of year?
The leaves are starting to turn here in Ontario, Canada and our melon patches have almost stopped producing (Farming Skills).
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|Posted on September 19, 2016 at 6:00 AM||comments (2)|
We had a Very Merry Unbirthday, indeed!
Freeschoolin' Daddy and Hope (6) decided to bake a cake together while they stayed up all night....Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 6, 2016 at 7:15 AM||comments (0)|
Today in Ontario,Canada, school children go back to class today.
For us, it's just another day.
Hope is actually sick ( the second time this year; happens at the season change ) with a cough and cold so we are very glad we don't have to worry about attendance in public school; today's first visible advantage to Unschooling/Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
It has been an animal discovery filled Summer!
We live in a rural area with a pond on the property so there is plenty of opportunity for observing and capturing the wildife without harming it.
Hope (6) caught her very first snake; a wee baby Garter! With Freesch...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 11, 2016 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
I was harvesting dill from the garden when I found this lil' guy on a stalk. It's a Black Swallowtail caterpillar.
Freeschoolin' Daddy volunteered to find out what we needed to do to help it turn into a butterfly and went to work on making a home for him. (We did find out he IS ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 27, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
Hope (6) and Daddy playing with the wheelbarrow at our mini barn.
The weather has been amazing and hot here near Barrie, Ontario, Canada so we have been enjoying the outdoors and having lots of great adventures!
Of course we had to hit up the local Beach a few time...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 15, 2016 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
Hope, 6, searching for frogs by the pond.
Imagine if there were no hurried mornings with hurried breakfasts and hurried arguments.
Imagine no scrambling to finish homework, no worrying over test scores and no school yard bullying.
Imagine the end of bedtime battles, not enough time to s...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 16, 2016 at 6:30 AM||comments (0)|
This week we've been social!
Through our local Un/Homeschool Club, we attended a park meet-up where we met lots of new and some familiar friends and had a WONDERFUL time. We packed a picnic lunch and stayed an hour longer than planned; we didn't want to leave the fu...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM||comments (0)|
There's so much to learn in the growing season!
We've been growing seedlings for our garden.....
we've been digging in the garden....
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|Posted on April 25, 2016 at 7:50 AM||comments (1)|
I think successful Unschooling/Freeschoolin' families are great warriors. And our greatest adversary? Fear.
Not just our own, but everyone's.
Everyone who was ever indoctrinated to believe that the only way to learn is to be sitting...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 28, 2016 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
We just went over 48 hours without power!
How did we manage?
Living rural, this is no walk in the park. We had no running water, no heat and no way to cook a hot meal, nor was I prepared to feed us without cooking. It was very cold and in the morning, we could see our breath ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 23, 2016 at 9:55 AM||comments (0)|
Here's how our last week or so went!
Hope (5) and Mommy working out their rescue therapy horse, River.
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We rode horseback, visted a local TV Station for Daddy's work ( he's a professional wrestler and was doing a live TV appearance ) and played with stickers and stuffed animal...