Fika Friday: The Netherlands

We are following along with the Well-Educated Heart rotation for our homeschool. This month, one of the countries that we are learning about is the Netherlands. Today for Fika Friday, we had a Netherlands theme. We listened to folk music, ate stroopwafels and Gouda cheese (along with crackers, apples, and apple juice). We read some...
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Swedish Unit: Kanelbullens Dag (Cinnamon Bun Day)

When I started looking into homeschooling, one idea that I kept hearing about was poetry teatime. I thought this idea sounded so fun! So we adopted it but tweaked it to make it even more personal and meaningful to us. Instead of calling it teatime, it’s Fika. In Sweden, Fika is a daily tradition, usually...
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Shema, Honey, and Learning

My boys’ last day of school was on Thursday. It was bittersweet, as they won’t be going back to public school next year. I am both nervous and excited to take on the sole responsibility for my children’s education. We will start up a full time homeschooling schedule in the fall, but for the summer,...
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