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Sylvan Heights Bird Park

It’s family homeschool field trip time! We have a North Carolina zoo family membership and with our membership, admission to Sylvan Heights Bird Park is free.  The park located in Scotland Neck, North Carolina has more than 200 species of bird living there. The variety of birds is amazing! The birds looked taken care of and well fed. This place is a must for photographers. Driving from the Raleigh area it’s about a 2-hour drive.   Tip # 1 The bird park is in the middle of nowhere. Pack a lunch. There are plenty of picnic tables scattered around the park. […]

Am I wasting my science degree by homeschooling?

It is amazing how you think your life will go one way but God says Nope. 11th grade I want to go to college but I have no clue what to major in. I thought long and hard about the subjects enjoyed during my public school career. English and Chemistry. I’m not sure what I can do with an English degree except teach. My mother was a teacher and while I was young she seemed to enjoy it but closer to retirement it became more of a chore. It became clear to me being a teacher was not my thing.  […]

Stop Nap and Go: Keeping your homeschool “WOKE”

    I like to nap and I cannot lie….. People say naps are for lazy individuals. But actually napping makes you more productive. I have always been a napping guru since birth. My mother always said I was a good baby because of my long naps. In my elementary school years summer vacation could not come fast enough. Why? Swimming, eat a tuna sandwich and take a nap till dinner time. Ah, the good ole days. During the high school years a nap was essential after school before homework. Then in college I scheduled my classes super early so […]