Beating the Heat

by Siena

It’s hot here in Roswell.

I don’t care if it’s a dry heat – 109* is hot.


To cool off – and take a break from regular studies – we made a quick jaunt to Albuquerque.

We hit ¡explora! Children’s Museum on Friday afternoon.


And on Saturday, we went to the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science.


I ask you, does that look like the face of a child who is bored with learning? I think not!

Tamra Yvonne  lives in the desert southwest where antelope play in the front yard, among the rattlers and scorpions.  She enjoys reading, scrapbooking, and crochet.  She is homeschooling one son, age 12.

Summer Vacation Can Be Educational, Too!

by Emma Anne

We are currently on our summer break. This has consisted of lots of pool time, reading, sleeping in, playing outside, and field trips. This week we went to a local Science museum where the kids learned about world cultures, sea life, and dinosaurs.


As you can see, here she is learning just how easily her head fits in the mouth of a T-Rex!

After an exciting afternoon of learning and studying our local nature, we came home and had our two hours of quiet time. This day, quiet time included napping for my mini-me, and reading Hardy Boys for my big guy.


So that’s a typical day of summer vacation around here. Except for those days where we go to the pool, eat ice cream and run through the sprinklers. Those are fun, too. 🙂

Emma Anne has been married for 7 years, and is mom of 2, plus one once-crazy dog. She’s been homeschooling for 3 years now in NC. In addition to being a wife, mom and educator, she is also a Graphic Designer.