Archive for the Kids Corner Category


Son #2 Goes to Camp (Part 1)

Where: WEBELOS camp at Camp Hobbs Who: Son #2 When: June 12-15, 2014   Today I am going to talk about my Webelos camp. I came to Camp Hobbs on 6/12/2014, around 6:00, and then I had to take a swimming test. I got the color white, which means “learner,” which is the lowest rank […]

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Jonah through Baby Eyes

Where: Sight & Sound Theater, Branson, MO Who: Jason, Vickie, Son #6 When: July 1, 2014 Hi everyone! My name is Stephen Jewell and this is my very first blog post! I am 9 months old and I like drooling, eating and sleeping. I learned to crawl – just last week in fact! So now […]

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The Kids’ View: Forts and Casinos

[Today Sons #1 (10) and #2 (8) give their reactions to our recent weekend trip to Atmore and Fort Mims. It’s remarkable how much they prove willing to write when doing so gets them a day off from their regular writing homework!] Son #1: We had a fun trip to Fort Mims. We stayed in […]

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Packing Race: Son #3 vs. Son #4

Sons #3-4 were feeling left out of things here on the blog after Sons #1-2 wrote a post recently, so we wanted to give them a chance to shine. Here they are competing for the title of House Packing Champion before our recent overnight trip to Fort Mims.   I don’t know if it was […]

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The Kids’ View: Horseshoe Bend

[Today we introduce the Kids Corner category of our website. Here you will find our children’s observations on our travels, their homeschool activities, and life in general. In this post, Son #1 (age 10) and Son #2 (age 8) share their recollections of last weekend’s trip to Horseshoe Bend. Please note that although the posts below […]

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