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
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
Why we waited four years to travel the world with our kids.
We're officially planning a massive trip around the world. (eeek!) (Yay!) (AAHHH!) It's no secret our family intentionally seeks a simple, minimal way of life so we can all follow our dreams. And now we've come to understand much of these lifestyle habits have whet our appetite for more experiences and thus led to our … Continue reading Traveling the Globe, Together
Why would anyone not want stuff? Why would any parent not want their child to have anything and everything they need? Don't things help create happiness? Doesn't your car, your phone, your home, your bed, your clothes, your sunglasses and shoes, your tech devices and hair products and books and plates and mugs and STUFF … Continue reading So You Call Yourself a Minimalist?