Faith · family · home school · Homestead

Three great reasons to attend a Rodeo 

This past weekend, our family attended the Deadwood PBR Velocity Tour Rodeo together. This included our two year old son and we all had a blast!  If you’re looking for a great family outing, I’d highly recommend attending a rodeo.  Here are my top three reasons: The bull riders have pledged to honor America when…… Continue reading Three great reasons to attend a Rodeo 

chickens · family · gardening · home school · Homestead

Early Learning~Outdoor Play

We don’t have much near where we live.  The closest library is 30 minutes away.  Pretty much any business is at least 30 minutes away.  So, we’ve learned to enjoy what we do have at home. I’ve started to notice just how much more our son learns with everyday activities…especially when he plays outdoors.  It…… Continue reading Early Learning~Outdoor Play

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2017 Calendar Photo Challenge

This past July, we hosted the First Annual Front Porch Bliss Photo Challenge.  We received a lot of feedback from those of you who participated and many of you were interested in another challenge. For 2017, we’re taking it up a step.  The challenge will be a monthly photo challenge, but there’s more!  We encourage you to follow…… Continue reading 2017 Calendar Photo Challenge

family · home school · hunting

Outdoor Play

This afternoon, I took our toddler to the park.  We spend a lot of our days walking on the trail and reading the book that the local library has on display.  Today, we did more off trail exploring!  I realized recently that I focus a lot on structured learning and decided to just do more of…… Continue reading Outdoor Play

home school

Spider Web Toddler Activity

To kick off our education focus for the month of September, we tried out a spider web activity.  I found a few posts on Pinterest for a sensory basket made with your basic laundry basket and some yarn or other thread.  The posts talk about this activity occupying your child for 20-30 minutes while stimulating their…… Continue reading Spider Web Toddler Activity