I'm feeling rather passionate today... Each year we learn so many new things about our children, don't we? For us, our first child loves math, puzzles, logic, theology, entrepreneurship, photography, reading, writing and drawing books and creating games. Our second child loves working with her hands and loves storytelling, arts and crafts, nature, animals, bugs, … Continue reading How Homeschooling Helps Our Kids Live Authentically
Welcome to Part 2 of Less Stuff, More LOVE! Grab something to drink and settle in because these aren't short articles. And if you have babies and/or toddlers at home – please jump to the bottom of this article for my "MAMA OVERLOADED DISCLAIMER" in bright orange so your weary eyes won't miss it. *I … Continue reading LESS STUFF, MORE LOVE – PART 2
Hey all! If you're looking for Less Stuff & More Love in your life, then you'll want to join me on this little 4-part series with helpful tips on how living simply opens you and everyone around you up to experience more LOVE and LIFE right now. Most people don't realize how much peace and joy they'll … Continue reading Less Stuff, More LOVE – A 4-Part Series
“If you want to bring happiness to the whole world, go home and love your family.” – Mother Teresa I'm out on this beautiful day at a nearby golf course as my son's caddy. Life. Is. Awesome. But what symbolizes a good life to you? What do you sacrifice to achieve that life? What or Who … Continue reading 5 Ways We Live Simply + Intentionally
We're hanging out in Utah this week for our 8-year-old son's National Taekwondo Tournament. He and his dad left in the truck and drove the 800 miles to Park City. I on the other hand, opted to take the less than 2-hour flight with our 4-year-old daughter. While I love road trips, a 24-hour road … Continue reading Travel Journal: Choosing the Right One for You + Your Kids
It's summer – yay! Of course we need to explore with our kids. Read to them. Play with them. Have s'mores with them. And do all the things that make life magical in the warmer months. But then let's also teach some self-reliance so we aren't relying on screens all afternoon and the kids aren't … Continue reading Teaching Self-Reliance this Summer
Next time you feel the pressure to be more, to do more, to offer more opportunities to your kids than you ever possibly can. Just know you don't need a million materials to remind you that you get to be with your kids today.
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Last week we announced our family of four is planning and documenting a trip around the world (complete with a podcast)... With this exciting expectation comes the obvious truth – we need to plan. A lot. In our relationship, my husband is usually the planner. One year while we were dating in college, we flew … Continue reading Travel the Globe with Kids: Research