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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