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A Better Way to Choose the Perfect Homeschool Curriculum

A Better Way to Choose the Perfect Homeschool Curriculum

      There are so many different homeschool curriculum out there. It’s easy to get lost in all of the choices. Added to the plethora of choices are different styles: Classical Charlotte Mason Unschooling Delight Directed Literature Based Unit Studies   Then you have 

What Attachment Trauma Taught Me About Racism

What Attachment Trauma Taught Me About Racism

As I have watched my country literally burning before my eyes this past week, I have cried more times than I care to admit. The violation I have felt watching my city being kicked in the gut has been more than I can take.   

11 Savvy Things I Was Already Doing When Coronavirus Hit That Brought Me Unexpected Peace

11 Savvy Things I Was Already Doing When Coronavirus Hit That Brought Me Unexpected Peace

    I remember what I was doing when the coronavirus panic set in. I was on my couch, looking at Facebook. I saw friends posting about the toilet paper buying, posting pictures of lines, of people hoarding water and cleaning supplies. A small fear 

Creating Rhythm With a Year Round Homeschool Schedule

Creating Rhythm With a Year Round Homeschool Schedule

Looking at my homeschool schedule, I feel confused. I want to be here, feel called to be on this journey, but I struggle with how to fit it all in.   How can I do school, run to activities, grocery shop, do the dishes and 

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

  I wake up in the morning, the cold rushing through my bones as I walk across the dark house. The coffee doesn’t brew fast enough and I stand there, looking out at the snow-covered world.   It’s February and we’re almost done with our 

How To Raise Baby Chicks and Rock At It

How To Raise Baby Chicks and Rock At It

  This post contains affiliate links. I may make a small commission if you click a link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.   Showing chickens at our county fair every summer means a new batch of chicks in the early 

When You’re Hurting At Christmas

When You’re Hurting At Christmas

  I drive the car into the parking lot, his lanky frame, dressed in black, waits. My heart feels heavy as he opens the door and quietly gets in. My husband asks how he’s doing and I listen to their exchange.   My son.   

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

We may earn a commission for purchases made after clicking links on this page at no additional cost to you. Read more here.     I felt it before he did.   He was a teacher, high school. I had a degree in Elementary Education, 

I Am Here Because You Are Here (In Other Words: My Mission Statement)

I Am Here Because You Are Here (In Other Words: My Mission Statement)

I look around me, seeing, not believing–really–how many people are here. Millions. They each have their own place here, on this thing called the World Wide Web. Yet I step out into this space and start building. I’ve been over here in the corner for 

18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Homeschooling

18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Homeschooling

As I sit here in the early morning, watching the sun rise through my window, I think back through the almost two decades I have spent homeschooling my children. Eighteen years to be exact. So many years, yet they just zip by so quickly. In