My very first blog post in 2016 was about learning the power of saying no. I had agreed to dog sit for a friend even though I knew in my gut that my health was probably not up to it. Of course I was right. I suffered, my family suffered and I am no longer… Continue reading Living Authentically in 2017
We spent our Friday homeschool outdoors, immersed in nature study and captured these beautiful images from our local park. Even though I have lived here most of my life, every fall and spring I am caught off guard by how beautiful my city becomes. Fall has always felt like such a celebration of life to… Continue reading Another Beautiful Autumn
I spent a lot of my energy last week reading through a book called “Smart but Scattered” which is designed to help parents of children with attention issues. I have been noticing a problem for a while, but it all came to a head the first week back to school. I am not, in any… Continue reading A Parenting Aha! Moment
This week is our first official week of 3rd grade! We started back at our homeschool co-op two weeks ago, but decided to take some extra time this year between summer school and the new grade. We deep cleaned our tiny school room, consolidated and organized all our supplies and gave away tons of things… Continue reading Back to School!
I discovered the world of lapbooking a few years ago when we started homeschooling, but I have never actually used them because I was never fully prepared. Finally, for third grade, I have planned ahead and incorporated them into our curriculum. I have everything ready so when it is time to use them, I don’t… Continue reading Lapbooking Adventures
Six months ago yesterday, I decided to finally jump into the blogging world. After years of wanting to start a blog, but always finding reasons not to, I set a goal and accomplished it! My goal was to regularly post at least twice a week, with original content, for six months and see how I felt… Continue reading Thank You!
I have been on a roll preparing science and social studies curriculum for our 3rd grade homeschool. Finding secular science and history in the homeschool world that meets your expectation is surprising difficult, so I always end up creating my own. I have decided on what to teach and how to teach it, now I just… Continue reading Friday Feels