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The Spoutwood Farm Fairie Festival takes place Friday through Sunday on a weekend close to May 1, in Glen Rock PA, on a sprawling, hilly farm. Whether you’re like me and value the whimsy of such an event for your kids to enjoy, or you like cosplay or all things natural, artsy, woodsy or fantasy, this is a unique festival that appeals for a variety of reasons.
For the final lesson in our Fine Arts unit on famous painters (CC Cycle 2, week 18) we are taking a look at Berthe Morisot–another French Impressionist. Continue reading
Trying to chart our homeschool schedule just got too complicated on a linear grid. That was the sign–it wouldn’t work. I needed a new kind of schedule. Continue reading
This is the hope of the busy parent, right? I configured the perfect schedule for the family, where all things are not only accomplished, but in balance. Then one thing changed… In the words of U2, I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.
In this lesson (week 14 for Fine Arts in Classical Conversations curriculum), the entire idea of Impressionism receives its debut. Continue reading