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Goals – HAZZAH!

Every year I fall into a trap. It happens every August and sometimes throughout the year as well. The comparison trap. Instagram. Does it every time. Mommas post pics of school days starting and shiny new curriculums or whatever and I start believing that I’m not doing it right. It’s […]

Overwhelmed.

All year long I’ve struggled with feeling overwhelmed. Big time. Like the I-can’t-even-breathe kind of overwhelm. And before you tell me “that that’s understandable … You have a lot on your plate,” remember this is not my first rodeo. My kids are old. Everybody is potty trained. They can all buckle themselves […]

Spring update

This space is in dire need of updating. So, here goes….. KIDS We are still homeschooling (and loving it). Kadence (13) wrote a book (buy here) under the pen name Anastasia Thickett. It still amazes me. She amazes me. She devours and then re-devours huge tombs of books like Gone […]

Homeschooling: How we do it

While this is our third year schooling at home, I’m yet to place myself anywhere but the “still a newbie/don’t know what the heck I’m doing half the time”-category. And to make matters worse, we changed up our entire curriculum this fall. Fun times! Every day presents its own sets […]

Finding his way

It’s the start of our third year of homeschooling and every day I wake up to new revelations. Most days I see with my own eyeballs the reasons homeschooling is so important. Other days — the hard days — it’s easy to wonder if I’m up to it. If I’m […]