Tag: Dallas

A Girl and Her Love of Chess

Madison has always ‘liked’ chess, but recently she has engulfed herself in it. The past six months she has taken her love for chess to a much higher level. Madison discovered chess tournaments at North Texas Chess Academy. She participated and learned how to…

January 2017 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my complete disclosure for more details. It snowed in Texas!!! Not a lot, but enough! 🙂 It’s funny, I wonder why I am always tired and have bags under my eyes and then I write a monthly…

Sistine Chapel Exhibition 

We are fortunate that the Sistine Chapel Exhibition is currently in Dallas through January 8th, so we decided to visit it today. I was able to secure a Groupon so it made it a little more budget friendly. It was a very intriguing exhibit…

September 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update

September was a busy month for us and it felt like it flew by before I could get a hold of it.

Electives, Projects and Extracurricular Activities for Fall 2016 Homeschool

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. This year we are trying a new scheduling system. We are going to work on core curriculum Monday – Thursday and on Fridays we are going to leave it open…

Summerfest 2015 at the Gaylord Texan featuring The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Last weekend we decided to take a little adventure to see the Summerfest featuring The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas. There were so many fun things to do and most of them were free!    The first thing…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling, the Third and Fourth Week of June 2015

Madison had a wonderful time at her LLELA Nature Camp. Here are a couple of pictures courtesy of LLELA’s Facebook Page. They have lots of family friendly activities. Click HERE to view their event calendar. Madison is moving right along in Redbird Advanced Math…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Last Week in March 2015

I want to start this post out by saying how much I love the Redbird Advanced Mathematics course that Madison is doing. The reason I love it so much, is because she loves it so much. And maybe a little bit of it is…

Our Week/Month of Gifted Homeschooling – March 2015

Over the past couple of weeks we have been fighting an awful cold. Here’s what we have been up to the past couple of weeks…. Madison completed the Understand Division and Use Mixed Operations to Solve Problems Units and has almost completed The Measurement:…

February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum

Madison’s favorite place to visit (aside from Disney World) is our local Science Museum, the Perot. Each month they feature Discovery Days on the second Saturday of the month where families discover the fun of science together. You can try out real experiments, design…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Third Week in February 2015

I am proud to announce that this week we found out that Madison’s Lego creation of dogs won and she is now an official member (out of 10) of the Lego Creative Crew Team for Legoland Discovery Center DFW. With becoming a member of…

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day. On Tuesday we visited the Dallas Children’s Aquarium for Homeschool Day. It was perfect for Madison and she loved it! They handed out curriculum packets, had tables set up with activities and brought in live animals from the Dallas…

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