Getting Out

One of my goals when I started homeschooling Grace was to spend at least one afternoon a week on a field trip.  We live in an area rich with resources and seldom take advantage of them.   As a youth, my family lived in Fairfax County, a relatively short drive from our nation’s capital city, and I have wonderful memories of family trips to the Smithsonian, the monuments, the bike trail along the Potomac, and the many wonderful parks. Despite the initial enthusiasm, it is all too easy, to get bogged down in the academic routine, and with Ian’s afternoon medical appointments (two a … Continue reading Getting Out