Hey!! Take a listen to our latest podcast episode for some exciting homestead updates and the introduction to our Summer Workshop Series 2022!! Episode 7: Introducing our Summer Workshop Series 2022
When the Christian company follows secular feedback over bold integration of faith, I begin to doubt the integrity of the company.
I was being nostalgic (always dangerous for me) and going through some older posts and photos. And I noticed something... I did way better at mothering and homeschooling before the 2021-2022 homeschool year... why? What totally fell apart this year that had [has] me in spiritual/emotional/routine/everything shambles? So I started to reflect and ponder. Because … Continue reading Some End of the School Year/ Life Reflection
I am REALLY excited about this year's summer workshop series, because I've found a way to make it more accessible. So because of parking limitations, and consideration for my neighbors has in the past limited the number of in-person classes/workshops I can do at one time, in addition to me having a boatload of little … Continue reading Updates and Summer Workshop Series 2022!!!
This week we celebrated National School Choice Week! Wednesday, we took a field trip with a couple other families to our volunteer fire department (where my husband puts in time as a volunteer firefighter.) We got to see the trucks, try on gear, and have all our fire safety/curious questions answered. It was so much … Continue reading Homestead Update: Fun week and other stuff
I was reading an article on the New England Patriot's "secret art of padding" (though I caren't one iota for the Patriots, or the NFL) today, and it suddenly occurred to me how little I know about what's going on in my home, when it needs to get done, and who needs to do it. … Continue reading Padding: A Remedy for Disorganization
I decided to have the kiddos draw names to make gifts for each other this year. I told them they could draw, paint, color, sculpt, sew- whatever they'd like to do. My oldest got my youngest's name and was pondering out loud, "What can I make her that she won't just break?...I got it! A … Continue reading Making Christmas Gifts with the Children: A “Stuffy” Ball
I've got folks coming in for a visit next week so I will try to do as much updating as I can in this week so that I can enjoy our guests next week. First, our kitchen project is making incremental progress! The sink is finished being restored! Before And after! So when I brought … Continue reading Homestead Update
A hefty weight has lifted from my chest since purchasing and going through our curriculum for next school year. I had been praying about it for WEEKS and waiting for God's leadership and peace in my decisions. That looked like a lot of comparison shopping, and placement assessments, and whatnot. What finally gave me peace … Continue reading 2021-2022 Homeschool Curriculum Picks
Summer is winding down and autumn is just around the corner! I'm busy doing all sorts of things to make sure we are ready for the next transitional period in our home. Confession: I'm a big proponent of year round homeschool. But we didn't do that this year. Why? Honestly, everyone needed a break. It's … Continue reading Homestead Update