DIY Chicken Coop

DIY Chicken Coop

Mrs. Sunshine decided she wanted chickens . . . So guess who got stuck building the coop? This was the first chicken coop I have ever built and like most men that I know –  I didn’t bother reading any silly design specs. After all if you had designs, can you really call it a […]

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Why Homeschool?

We originally started homeschooling our 3 children when we went to Ecuador for three months in 2013.  Our kids are not anywhere close to fluent in Spanish (much like their parents).  Inclusion into a local school there was out of the question, because we knew we would only be in Ecuador for 3-6 months.  Thus, […]

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Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 2)

When we decided to travel to Manta, it became clear to us that homeschool was our best option.   The main concern I had with homeschooling was “Am I really qualified and patient enough to handle this?”  (Oddly enough, I started out in Elementary Ed in college and moved into Accounting later on).  The second was […]

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Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 1)

Well, we are two weeks into our stay in Manta and we just completed our second week of homeschool.  I remember a time (pre-kid) where I thought of homeschooling with slightly negative connotations.  I had this idea that the only kids who home-schooled were ones who were socially inept or their parents were hover-parents who […]

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