Sometimes life gets in the way of this mama homeschooler (like getting my Master's degree, protesting Oregon's government overreach or – oh yeah – homeschooling!) That said, speaking of being fearless –– here in Oregon we're currently battling the House Bill 3603 taking away medical freedom, bodily autonomy and parental consent through government-mandated childhood vaccinations. … Continue reading The Fearless Mama
How to Enjoy a Minimal Holiday Season
Minimalism is Just a Word, My Friends.
Carving out Solo Time For Your Kids
We started school today. Yay! It actually went way better than expected, thanks to a few years under our belt AND gleaning ideas from wise mamas who've blazed the trails before us... and now the neighborhood kids are over at our place just hanging out. I seriously love my life. That said, if you're still … Continue reading Massive Homeschool Bundle SALE
Live intentionally every day with your family. Simple + Free Life, Less Stuff, More Love, Part 4
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
“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
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.
"Time playing with children is never wasted." ~ Dawn Lantero Thanks to games, I'm actually happy it's STILL February and dreary outside. I've noticed my inbox is full of articles based on frustration and just being DONE with winter... and gratefully, I don't feel that way! I LOVE homeschooling during the gray, cold days where … Continue reading Just Playing Around – Games in our Homeschool