Tag: Gifted

Washington D.C. Day 6

Day 6 of our Washington D.C. Vacation was probably the longest day…. We started out visiting Mount Vernon in Virginia. Madison didn’t feel it was appropriate to smile in front of the tombs. Then we went back to D.C. and visited the Martin Luther… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 6”

Washington D.C. Day 5

On Day five of our Washington D.C vacation we had a wonderful visit with family in the area. It was great to catch up and spend time. In the evening we decided to go to the World War II Memorial. Madison also worked on… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 5”

Washington D.C. Day 4

On Day 4 of our Washington D.C. vacation we visited Ford’s Theater. It has changed a lot since I went when I was 12! They now have a museum that you go through first. It was amazing! We opted for the audio companion as… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 4”

Washington D.C. Day 2

Madison had to get a picture of her on Madison Drive. 😉 We started out day 2 with a docent tour of the National Archives Museum. We saw the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. The best part pf this… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 2”

Washington D.C. Day 1

This trip was very busy, but very rewarding. We had booked the airfare for this trip months in advance at a very good price. Finding a hotel was challenging, but in the end we feel we picked the perfect one within our price range.… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 1”

Washington D.C. Day 3

On our third day in Washington D.C. we toured the White House. To be able to tour the White House, you must contact your Member of Congress 3 months prior to your visit to request a tour. For the details to request a tour… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 3”

Gifted Homeschooling Update September 2017

The past month has been a whirlwind. We have mainly focused on Madison’s online Intro to Composition class and completing US History II. I feel that writing is a basic need for every other subject. It is a life skill. I wasn’t able to… Continue Reading “Gifted Homeschooling Update September 2017”

Our Homeschool Curriculum and Activities for 2017-2018

Here we go on our fourth year of homeschooling! I have finally learned that I always have a plan or an idea for a plan for what we are going to do for the year curriculum wise and then it ALWAYS changes. So here… Continue Reading “Our Homeschool Curriculum and Activities for 2017-2018”

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… Continue Reading “A Girl and Her Love of Chess”

And Then It Was May

Life has been a whirlwind the past couple of months. Not just for me, but many others as well.  At the end of March, Madison was accepted into the Davidson Young Scholar Program. Along with her testing it has opened many doors and is… Continue Reading “And Then It Was May”

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