Hello friends! I don’t know about where you’re at, but here it took forever for spring to come! And I decided at the last minute that we are going on a full break from school as long as it stays so perfect and beautiful – warm enough to feel the sun but cool enough to be comfortable! We school pretty much year round. Even when … Continue reading Four Ways To Keep Learning On Spring Break!
The weather, it seems, is finally warming up. I think we’ve had five or six fake springs now. It’s been snowing a couple times a week for the past several weeks. There was one day last week that the kids made a snowman in the morning and rode their bikes in jackets and sandals in the afternoon! Now I’m not one you will ever catch … Continue reading Day In The Life [Video!] Saturday At Home
Hello Friends! This post is a little different from my normal topics, but I though it would be fun to try. To me, cooking is spiritual. [Really, all of life is spiritual since we are spiritual beings]. But cooking healthy foods for my family is part of how I nurture them. It is both a way of showing love and a way of caring for … Continue reading Meal Prep For The Week (Video!)
Today was a good day: quiet, slow, cozy, and happy. Michelle and Laura flew out Sunday afternoon. It always takes us a few days to adjust when they leave. I’m used to them coming and going so I don’t feel consciously sad, just blah and lazy. The boys, who quickly grow used to all the extra attention, are clingy and crabby for a few days … Continue reading Our Life: Lazy Winter Days
The last week of August I dove headlong into something I swore I would never do. We began our first “official” year homeschooling. We’ve been unofficially homeschooling for several years, but this year it’s the real deal. Audrey is in first grade and we are registered with the state. I would not have believed this was possible, even a year and a half ago. I … Continue reading Our Homeschool Adventures: The First Eight Weeks