Cultivating Restful Homeschool Moments

We decided to change the scenery of our typical homeschool Friday and headed to the spacious light filled space of our public library. We booked ourselves a private conference room and the idea was that we would cover our language arts curriculum and spend some time reading aloud together-style before going out to a play…

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Kickstarting Our Homeschool Year 2018/2019 : Steps towards Restful, Relational and Rich Learning.

This is our 6th year of homeschooling life in our home. I am hoping that with time I am learning more about what works in our family and what leads us quickly down the path of hurried, anxious and frustrated homeschooling. This usually starts with me as the mom/teacher and then trickling down to the…

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Gratitude Challenge: The End That Inspires Great Beginnings

Our Gratitude Challenge was an intentional attempt to catch all the tiny drops of rain falling over our lives on a daily basis. We have been counting our blessings one by one and the end of our challenge perfectly aligned with the end of the school year. We have much to celebrate and be thankful…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 13 and 14

We woke up to the sound of rain. It has been raining here for more than two days. I love the Rain. Rain is the sound of comfort, of mercies made new, and the promise of fruitfulness It is the sigh of relief for all the dry and hard spaces. Every beautiful season of my…

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Gratitude Challenge Day 11 and 12

  Morning-Time Gratitude We continue to make entries in our journals. Kids are free to write or draw anything that they are thankful for. Usually when they write simple things like ” I am grateful for my music”, I use this as conversation, and ask questions like ” What do you love about music?”, ”…

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