She wanted to cuddle for a while before bed tonight. I let her.
We’re watching through the Saga before The Last Jedi comes out, and naturally the kids are having a great time with it.
A tiny robot and a miniature bowling alley can provide an entire afternoon of fun!
He didn’t even wait for the cake to be set on the table before he was blowing out the candles. He really loved his birthday this year.
N loves teaching his little siblings new things. Today it was time for M to learn to build his LEGO sets, so naturally N volunteered.
Pictures to color and military vehicles to draw. It was a nice, quiet evening.
This inaugural meeting, convened by big sister H, resulted in no sleeping and a lot of giggling.
Week 50 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
We went to the book shop and he found something he’s really excited about.
A candid portrait of our youngest.
This is how he swings, and he loves it.
They were having a great time with a chess tactics book this morning.
They had a great time playing Jenga together today.
He’s a goofy guy, and loves to make people laugh. He’s pretty cool.
This is how they spent a break between rounds at their chess tournament.
Week 49 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
She loves playing dress-up, and she’s got great style.
They all love trains, so some mornings they just need to build a railroad together.
She has the pink Play-Doh, and it even matches her outfit!
Tomorrow is about pie, but I really wish I could eat a slice right now.
Muffin has over 250 legs and is 8 or 9 years old!
This is about the only Black Friday sale we’re liable to go to as a family, and it was well worth the trip!
What’s a ride on a tricyle without a deadly weapon shoved down the back of your shirt?
Week 47 of my photographic exploration of our unschooled life.
Building puzzles is an almost daily activity around here.
Our entire week has been dominated by board and card games. This morning I found them already in the midst of a game of Uno when I got up.
They’ve also been enjoying Apples to Apples.
As usually, we spent some time at playgrounds. That’s fairly non-negotiable when the weather allows for it.
He loves sketching animals at the zoo. He also loves wearing his Pterodactyl cape.
She’s currently in the midst of the Inkheart trilogy, and seems to be thoroughly enjoying it.
Naturally when some cousins came to visit the kids decided to pull out a favorite board game.
Week 46 of my 365 photo project all about our unschooling life.
A large latte, an interesting book, and some good weather. Sometimes that all it takes to regain some mental sanity in the midst of a stressful week so that I can focus on the things in my life that are genuinely important.
It’s really nice to be able to get out of the house without kids on occasion. I highly recommend it.
The two of them decided to cuddle together while watching a movie today.
There’s something for everyone at a book store. Granted, some of the kids were more Interested in playing with trains than browsing for reading materials, but that’s okay.
He often spends his days building awesome LEGO creations. They’re well worth the time!
He may enjoy quietly building by himself, but he’s also a very active guy. He tends to make the most of a trip to a playground.
He’s happier crawling around on the floor to build than sitting at an actual table. And that’s okay.
Week 45 of my 365 photo project exploring our unschooling life.
Unschooling might seem a bit intimidating at first. Here are a few steps that break it down.
He thinks the best place to build with DUPLO bricks is to sit in the tub along with them. He’s not wrong.
Books can lead to special moments.
He was bursting with excitement on Halloween. It was very visible, since he refused to wear his Kylo Ren mask.
They enjoy building tents so they can read together in peace and quiet
I think his face says it all. This is the expression of a boy who loves books, and is surrounded by them.
It’s her favorite slide st her favorite playground. What could be a better way to spend the morning?
He’s been enjoying graphic novels a lot lately. This is what he was doing between chess games at today’s tournament.
Week 44 of my 365 photo project showing a glimpse into our unschooling life.
He lives for puzzles.
N has been teaching his little brother how to play chess. He’s been developing his own methods to teach him the basic concepts of the game. He’s very proud of his teaching skills.
Today we built a 3D puzzle together. It was a first for the kids, and they loved it!
He recently decided to embraced reading and his skill at it. Here he is, finishing a book completely on his own for the first time!
They love building contraptions with this vintage Erector Set.
Gaming with cousins and an aunt can be a lot of fun.
They had a blast today, all costumed up along with some assorted cousins.
Week 43 of my 365 project exploring our unschooling life.