Summer Reading Programs 2018

It is always a fun bonus when there's a prize for reading books. I'll add to this list as the programs start and updates as we finish them! 🙂 TIP: Make sure to have a timer on hand to track those minutes! (We have the ones with the light on them but it looks like... Continue Reading →

Planning for a Trip

I shared this Travel Planner Printables pack in the March Monthly Recap and we are itching to travel again. Homebodies that 2 out of the 4 of us are, we usually stay close to home most days of the year, BUT once in awhile, we love to explore our world, both near and far. We have... Continue Reading →

Monthly Recap [March 2018]

Goodbye, March! How did a quarter of the year zoom by already? This month was mostly full of finishing. A new season is starting and we have a few things planned to look forward to, so the girls have worked hard to stay on track with their schoolwork. It can start to drag this time... Continue Reading →

A Mid-Month Update [March 2018]

Hello March! As we head into the end of the first quarter of the year, there is a renewed hope for the year ahead. There are no signs of spring but we rejoice in knowing that new things can spring up anytime. Anytime is a good time to start something new! - Joyce *Note: This... Continue Reading →

Care Package Packing

by Melody, age 11 with Note from Mom (Joyce) toward at the bottom of the post Thank you to June, Irma, the Weinberger family, Rothi Dental office, our discipleship group for donations and picking up items, our family members who sponsored bags, and anyone who purchased CV Swap+Sell items from us during the month of... Continue Reading →

Monthly Recap [February 2018]

Goodbye, February! Well, that ended quickly. ICYMI (I certainly did! :p ), here's what happened the first half of February: A Mid-Month Update. We're not sure what we think about thinking...the more we do it, the more there is of it to do. That's where we are right now. *Note: This post may contain affiliate... Continue Reading →

Favorite Homeschool Resources This Week

We're thinking about sharing other favorite resources besides homeschool stuff. Let us know in the comments what you would find helpful - book/music/restaurant/food reviews/recommendations, kid activities, thoughts about family-related topics, or something else? *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure policy here. *The Maestro Classics 12 CD Music Collection We got The Sorcerer's Apprentice... Continue Reading →

Monthly Recap [January 2018]

Goodbye, January! January seemed to be one of those months that went by quickly but was at the same time also really loooong. ICYMI, here's what happened the first half of January: A Mid-Month Update. Also, the above pic? Norm's desk at his new job. You can ask us about it when you see us. :)... Continue Reading →

Exploratorium

Each of us went to the Exploratorium last year on a date with Norm/Daddy.  Here's the story of our mini-adventure in San Francisco! Captions by: Melody, Emily, Joyce  Photos by: Dad Norm + Mom Joyce More info here –> exploratorium.edu   Emily's Visit I liked the first part of my visit. I liked the spinny... Continue Reading →

A Mid-Month Update [January 2018]

Happy New Year! The end of the year was not how we had thought it would be, but sometimes that's just life! We mostly rolled with it because what else can you do? If you missed it, here's how we ended our year --> moychronicles.com/2018/01/15/family-nye-celebration Getting Back to a Routine The end of "winter break" meant... Continue Reading →

Family New Year’s Eve Celebration

(This ended up being a longer-than-expected post. Hopefully, this will give you some ideas for your own Family New Year's Eve Party! The first portion is from my Instagram post.) 🎄 The hustle and bustle of the holidays are a bit full and sometimes overwhelming so for the past few years, we have been closing... Continue Reading →

Christmas in the Park

Christmas in the Park is beautiful and a lot of people contribute to putting together all of the trees Santa comes sometimes too. Captions by: Emily, age 8 Photos by: Dad Norm + Mom Joyce More info here –> christmasinthepark.com (open through 1/7/18) A Note from Emily's Mom: We have been to Christmas in the Park at... Continue Reading →

Favorite Homeschool Resources This Week

We're thinking about sharing other favorite resources besides homeschool stuff. Let us know in the comments what you would find helpful - book/music/restaurant/food reviews/recommendations, kid activities, thoughts about family-related topics, or something else? *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. *Liberty's Kids We love when we find resources that help us... Continue Reading →

Favorite Homeschool Resources This Week

We're thinking about sharing other favorite resources besides homeschool stuff. Let us know in the comments what you would find helpful - book/music/restaurant/food reviews/recommendations, kid activities, thoughts about family-related topics, or something else? *Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. *The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Vol.... Continue Reading →

Hayward Mural Program

Note: Check out other activities in our Summer Series! Captions by: Melody (10) Introduction by: Melody Photos by: Mom Joyce More info here –> hayward-ca.gov/residents/arts-leisure/mural-program I've always known that Hayward has murals. Actually, the only one I think of is the one at the theater. You probably drive past them too. But do you ever wonder,... Continue Reading →

Mini Lasagna Cups [Kid Food]

First in our Kid Food Summer Series is Mini Lasagna Cups. We originally found another recipe but decided to go with this one, so the ingredients aren't exactly the same as the link in the bottom of the post. (This post is by Emily in case anyone was wondering who lovepeaceandstyle was.) The Ingredients I... Continue Reading →

Library Tour [Summer 2017]

Note: Check out other activities in our Summer Series! Summer Break! [Summer Series Repost] Whether these two little words bring you feelings of panic or happiness, we probably all have to agree that we have to find a rhythm for our summer days so we don't feel overwhelmed by feelings of having too much OR... Continue Reading →

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