homeschool, Learning Resources

Homeschooling in Florida: Your Questions Answered

Homeschooling has become quite the hot topic among parents as cases of the Coronavirus skyrocket in Florida.  Here are some quick tips of how it works, and what you should know. Simply Homeschooling in Florida Enrollment In order to home school in the state of Florida you must first submit a letter of intent with… Continue reading Homeschooling in Florida: Your Questions Answered

homeschool, Multicultural Studies

Continents and Landform- Geography for Kids

This summer we will be traveling around the world; in preparation, we needed to review our global basics! What are the continents? What are landforms? What does the word culture mean? I asked the kids over Spring Break what topics and concepts they would like to explore this summer, Li'l A was quick to answer… Continue reading Continents and Landform- Geography for Kids

Orlando Adventures

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before House Shopping in Orlando

Why are You Moving To Orlando? Not just what the initial push was, but deep down where do you hope to spend most of your time?  Do you want a country club lifestyle?  Beach lifestyle?  To be in close proximity to the parks? Are you going to college/university?  Do you have a high demand job… Continue reading 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before House Shopping in Orlando

My Personal Perspective, Orlando Adventures

Christmas Time Living in Orlando

The long white strands in his beard caught in the fibers of his bright red sweater and the white cotton ball collapsed forward from the back of his red cap and swung just beside his ear as he took a closer look at a bag of apples in the produce department of Wal-Mart.  Li'l A… Continue reading Christmas Time Living in Orlando

Orlando Adventures

Under Pressure

Last Friday while Mr. R was rubbing elbows with Master P and taking pictures with Li'l Romeo, I chose to sit at home in my sour bitter mode of exhaustion.  Awaking repeatedly the two nights before with a tingling uncomfortably numb right arm had really done a number to my sleep and my sanity, so… Continue reading Under Pressure

Being Mom, My Personal Perspective, Orlando Adventures

What A Difference My Barnes and Nobles Makes

"They really need to cut that hedge," I complained as I tried to bolt across the small side street that runs just in front of our Barnes and Nobles.  "Oh my gosh, the parking here," as I turn the corner.  "Of Course, any spots close to the entrance are taken," I offer to drop off… Continue reading What A Difference My Barnes and Nobles Makes

Around the House, My Personal Perspective

Sweet Wretched Vindication

It's not often that I feel a tinge from the bug of spite, but boy have I harbored a doozy of a chip on my shoulder over the eviction from our sweet humble home in Alabama.  It was a half acre lot with a beautiful backdrop of the rolling Tennessee Valley.   In the spring… Continue reading Sweet Wretched Vindication

My Personal Perspective

When A Missing Body Turns Up Next Door

For those not from Orlando, a 56 year old nanny disappeared from her employer's home in Winter Park, FL on Wednesday September 27th, making for a missing persons case that seemed to sweep the entire Orlando Community for the 3 days that followed.   I was amazed at the amount of discussion and hype this… Continue reading When A Missing Body Turns Up Next Door

My Personal Perspective

Orlando’s Got 99 Probs…and Real Estate is Definitely One

When we first received news of our big move to Orlando we knew immediately we would want to take our time and rent before we settled on purchasing a home.   We had lived in cities before, but Orlando was more than a city, it was the most visited city in the US.   In… Continue reading Orlando’s Got 99 Probs…and Real Estate is Definitely One