Sole Hope Kids Party!
Homeschool

Sole Hope Kids Party!

We are mid Africa month here at the Amaro Academy, and loving every minute of it.  As with each continent we study, the learning opportunities seem ENDLESS.  This week we got creative with our African experience. A great friend of ours, Carey Bailey, just returned from Uganda on a trip with Sole Hope (amazing organization!), … Continue reading

Texas Came to Arizona (and brought Christmas with it…)
Daniel / Homeschool / Violet

Texas Came to Arizona (and brought Christmas with it…)

I love my parents. They are fun and funny.  They are thoughtful and generous.  They encourage adventures and shenanigans of every sort.  They are practical jokers and expert margarita makers.  They don’t do anything halfway (especially Christmas).  They model a marriage that has seen it’s rough patches but has emerged stronger.  They are just amazing … Continue reading

What I’ll (Actually) Remember
Daniel / Homeschool / Violet

What I’ll (Actually) Remember

Today at Amaro Academy, technically, we covered the following: Spelling practice (s vs. es on plurals), calendar practice, fractions, geography (Asia!), some fun words in Chinese (BOO she, Mommy!), handwriting, reading, community outreach at a nursing home, grocery shopping outing, ancient Egypt history, the end of a fun chapter book (goodbye, Little Pear!), climate adaptations … Continue reading