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August 23, 2018

I love letting my children know that I learn from them and that I also make mistakes just like they do.  They feel so important and so proud of themselves when they teach me something. In truth, I learn from them all the time. I find it so important to let them know th...

March 5, 2018

Each day our homeschool runs on its daily schedule. I incorporate all the required set work with the kid's chosen theme of the week as well as two additional kid chosen electives. We follow our daily schedule quite precisely, I ensure we get through all our work while...

February 16, 2018

It’s a new year! I am so excited to dive into 2018. Each year I set an intention or a theme for the year. Admittedly each year it is very self-involved.  As such this year I have decided on the theme: BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING. I want to focus on how to live better, by...

November 1, 2017

The boys and I have been more sick than not recently, and have really been struggling with sinus and our chests. This got me thinking back to all the little tricks I used to have that kept my household in tip top allergy/sinus/asthma free shape.

My boy has been out of h...

May 15, 2017

As a mom of a few kids it is really a great balancing act to make sure each of them feel loved and special. In my effort to make sure I treat them all equally, I don’t treat them all the same. They are individuals and need their own time to nurture their individuality...

April 10, 2017

It’s so strange how life seems to lead us along this incredible journey. Often unplanned. Or at least not planned by us. I often grapple with the question of why my boy had to be diagnosed with this illness.

I often think about how awesome it would be if we didn’t have...

March 16, 2017

I have been quite proud of my sleep training techniques, which resulted in all of my kids sleeping through the night in their own room from three months old.

Alas, between enjoying a few extra cuddles and a December holiday with our little one in our bed, my little prin...

February 27, 2017

I've been reading up a lot on healthy eating and thought my kids ate pretty well. It wasn't until a conversation with a friend and my sister over the weekend that I realized how terribly I have been allowing my kids to eat.

Even though we have a veggie patch and I teach...

February 19, 2017

Due to my eldest son’s asthma I kept him home and began homeschooling him. In the process I discovered he was different. He had a gift for language and had an extensive vocabulary, an understanding of mathematics and science from a very young age. He had an interest in...

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