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… Read More DIY Chicken Coop
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,… Read More Why Homeschool?
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… Read More Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 2)
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… Read More Adventures in Homeschooling (Part 1)