HappyLearners, Homeschooling

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… Continue reading Cultivating Restful Homeschool Moments

FamilyAdventures, HeartFelt

His Presence At Bloomingdale Court

To be known and loved, is to be full. To be full is to be content. I am sitting here in my bed on a snowy day. I feel cocooned and wrapped in tight like a baby swaddled in a blanket. I feel a sense of joy, the deep quiet kind of joy that cannot… Continue reading His Presence At Bloomingdale Court

FamilyAdventures

Winter’s Content Song

I find myself closing my eyes and letting the fresh cold breeze of winter brush my face. Only for a little bit though because I was born in Ghana and I still have that magnetic pull towards warm spaces running through my bones. But even I must concede that winter's quiet and simple song has… Continue reading Winter’s Content Song

Faith, HeartFelt

The Gift That Came to Stay

The moment when peace walks into a room and love completely wraps around you, steadying your world and bringing fullness into all those cold and empty spaces. That is the moment when the divine steps into the futility of your best attempt at doing this thing called life; and although you may unravel, the surrender… Continue reading The Gift That Came to Stay

HeartFelt

The Free Little Girl Inside

Today, I watched two adorable little kids playfully skip, jump and dance right in front of me. I was waiting for my daughter at her ballet class. The two little dancers were quite oblivious to my observations and they went about moving their bodies in any old manner, while giggling approvingly at their own attempts… Continue reading The Free Little Girl Inside