Tag Archives: Homeschooling

RVing Full Time with Kids: What homeschool (roadschool) curriculum do you use?

Homeschooling Books2

Any homeschooling parent knows the thrill (or dread) of choosing curriculum. Some of us feel like a kid making a Christmas list, spending hours pouring over the hundreds of choices. Others of us approach the task with terror as if … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Valley Forge, PA

Peeking In Washingtons Headquarters

Bear with me as we hitch up our time machine and head back in time for Throwback Thursday. The amount of pictures we take borders on absurdity and it’s impossible for me to keep up without an assistant. So until … Continue reading

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A Memorable Memorial Weekend

Civil War Canon Gettysburg PA

Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia We began our  four day Memorial Day memorial tour on a Friday at Manassas National Battlefield Park. This was where the first major land battle of the American Civil War, most commonly referred to as … Continue reading

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The Third Branch is a Charm

Outside Supreme Court DC

Too be honest I am a little DC-ed out. I am now. I was then. But there is so much to see and learn in Washington D.C. And what kind of homeschooling parent would I be if I took the … Continue reading

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First President and Fortune Teller? – George Washington Birthplace National Monument

George Washington Birthplace Jr Rangers

Brent has been working a lot lately. This is good. Very good. Unfortunately, it means he misses out on a lot of places and I’m left to wrangle these guys myself. On our way to our new campsite at Colonial … Continue reading

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Hard Tack and Ticks at Yorktown National Battlefield and Victory Center

Yorktown NB

It was a perfect spring day when I took the boys to Yorktown, the last stop of the historic triangle. Like Historic Jamestown and Jamestown Settlement there are two sites to visit, Yorktown National Battlefield and Yorktown Victory Center. Unlike … Continue reading

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Tragedy and the Tricorne at Colonial Williamsburng

Kids Tricorne Hat

Thing Two was mad at me. This is not unusual. Everyday, it seems one of my kids is mad at me for some reason or other. Mad because I “make” them do school. Mad because I ask them to wash … Continue reading

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Historic Jamestown

James River Historic Jamestown

Historic Jamestown, located a few miles from Jamestown Settlement, is the location of the original Jamestown colony. There isn’t as much to do at the Historic Jamestown as there is at Jamestown Settlement. There aren’t any boats to climb on. … Continue reading

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Jamestown Settlement

English Ship Replica Jamestown Settlement

After visiting St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied city in the United States and Roanoke, the first unsuccessful English colony where the settlers mysteriously disappeared, we surely couldn’t miss Jamestown, the first succesful English settlement in the United States. In 1607, 13 years before the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day in Orlando, Florida

Little Heart Valentines

If there is one thing our kids miss about school, it would be sugar class parties. If there is one thing our kids miss about living in Ventura, it would be friends. Spending ten days in Orlando with other fulltime … Continue reading

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