Weekly Wrap up: Beaver STEM Night

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Simple_Machines_Pinball-128x190.png

In my life this week… We had another STEM night at Beavers this week. We had a short discussion on simple machines and then did two activities. The first activity was lifting a concrete block. I expected that none of …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal, Quilling | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Winter Link Camp

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Ian_Chopping_Wood-168x190.png

In my life this week… It has been another two relatively uneventful weeks. The kids and my wife did go to an winter camp with all levels of scouting. Each group sets up a station that the kids go through. …

Posted in Crafting, Homeschooling, Journal, Quilling | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Back to the Grind

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Ian_Making_Coffee-151x190.png

In my life this week… It has been a fairly normal week here. I think the weirdest thing this week was my almost 14 year old teaching my almost 7 year old how to make his own coffee. I also …

Posted in Crafting, Homeschooling, Journal, Quilling | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Merry Christmas

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Fairy_Village-160x190.png

For the first time in years we went to Vancouver and visited with my dad over Christmas. Travel over the passes in winter is always an adventure. On the way down we had to wait in a town called Merritt …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Catching Up

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Brownies_with_Ice-Cream-190x150.png

In my life this week… Well it has been several very busy weeks. To get caught up I am going to cover the highlights. This time period started out with Halloween. I posted our costumes last time. We ended up …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Scout Camp

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Brain_Cake-190x166.png

In my life this week… I am sad to report that my mother passed away on the 19th. The end came quickly and I know that she is in a better place and pain free. My wife and I went …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Thanksgiving

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Splitting_Wood-184x190.png

In my life this week… I missed another post. Last weekend was Thanksgiving up here in Canada and that meant going up to my wife’s uncle’s cabin to get it ready for ski season. Mostly that meant chopping wood. We …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: Beavertown

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Ian_in_a_Chain_Shirt-98x190.png

In my life this week… My week started out with a weekend camp with the Beavers called Beavertown. I had a wonderful time. We were in cabins with decent beds and that made it far easier. The camp is a …

Posted in Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Weekly Wrap up: We now Return to Regular Programming

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/DF_Robotshop_Rover-190x92.png

In my life this week… I am finally caught up on my my vacation posts, Pender Island and Sasquan the World Science Fiction Convention and my curriculum posts, Philip Grade 8, Margaret Grade 6, Ian Grade 2. The vacation posts …

Posted in Curriculum, Homeschooling, Journal | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Margaret Grade 6

http://www.talesofahousehusband.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Margaret_Curriculum_Grade_6-186x190.png

Margaret is in Grade 6 and she is exactly where she is supposed to be. She is the easiest of mine to handle mainly because she is not ADD, the rest of us are. Math Margaret will be working through …

Posted in Curriculum, Homeschooling | Tagged , , | Comments Off