- I'm Julie, the Creekside Momma. I homeschool my 7 and 5 year olds while my toddler hurls Matchbox cars at my head. I blog to stay sane. Thanks for stopping by. Sorry the house is a wreck.
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The Creekside Kids
Firefly, he’s 7.
The Queen Bee, she’s 5.
Love Bug, he’s 3.
Category Archives: homeschooling
The Phoenicians used a certain type of snail from the sea, in a particularly stinky process, to extract minute amounts of purple dye. The dye was used to color fabric, usually made into clothing for royalty, since the dye was … Continue reading
Next up in our ancient history studies is Ancient Phoenicia (Chapter 15 in Story of the World, if you’re following along). The ancient Phoenicians lived in Canaan, what is now modern day Lebanon. They were accomplished traders for their time, … Continue reading
Want to know what makes my kids come alive, use all of their senses, stop fighting (for the most part), and work as a team to help each other with challenges? It’s this: I so want to get outside every … Continue reading
We love the book Chrysanthemum, by Kevin Henkes and we just did a week of fun activities to go along with this terrific book. Chrysanthemum is a mouse who grows up loving her unique name—until she goes to school. The … Continue reading
Workboxes continue to be a popular topic on various homeschool forums, websites and blogs and my workbox page is consistently visited on my blog. So I feel obligated to tell you that my workboxes and I are currently taking a … Continue reading
I have so many fun things planned for the Creekside kiddos and, of course, I’ll be posting them on the blog, but here’s a sneak preview. My kindergarten-aged daughter, The Queen Bee, adores her favorite story characters, so I’ve been … Continue reading