Braveschooling: Summer Book Giveaway!

This giveaway is in no way affiliated with me, Bikurgurl.com — I’m just sharing the love! Even if you don’t Braveschool – that is, focus on reading literature, poetry, and using that as a jumping off board for writing – that’s okay! You can  enter this contest to win free summer reading books & I get more entries too! Also, if you’re interested, from the … Continue reading Braveschooling: Summer Book Giveaway!

How our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works

Recursion – How Our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works! I’ve been rearranging our office/homeschool spaces/living room/dining room for 2018. Yes. Still working on it, but I’m getting so close to being finished! My son, the Bibliophile, drew this many years ago and it’s held a hallowed place on the cork board ever since. Recursion occurs when a thing is defined in terms of itself or of … Continue reading How our {Eclectic Unschooly} Homeschool Works

Add something in

Lent . . . beginning tomorrow . . . Lent begins tomorrow and is the time when Christians pray, fast, and reflect in preparation for Easter. The Christians observance of self-reflection, and oftentimes fasting, during Lent is something I’d never done. I mean, I’d heard of it, understood that Catholics ate Fish on Fridays, but didn’t really understand the emphasis on the fasting part. You … Continue reading Add something in

Be Selfish

​I was having a harried morning – two orthodontic appointments, two dentist appointments – and had forgotten to give my son who stresses about the orthodontist Snow Angel, Bikurgram pain medication which was resulting in anxiety and an upset stomach.   I was sick with anxiety. I walked into the pharmacy to get the pain medication, saltines, and a bottle of ginger ale and was … Continue reading Be Selfish

November 3rd Surprise

Seattle Snow ❄️ Lowland snow this early in the season is rare. One distinct advantage of interest-led learning is being able to stay home, play in the snow, come in for hot chocolate to warm up, then go out again! Their day was spent alternatively creating in the snow and on their movie making project. Keeping the days loose allow for their creativity to take over … Continue reading November 3rd Surprise

Happy Halloween 2017

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays of the year. Getting to dress up in costume – to step outside of our everyday life and live vivaciously as the Superheros we admire, the pets we love; the weird, scary, or fantastic are all welcome in our humble abode. Although the dress up is great, and the focus of our annual costume parties and trick-or-treating, but … Continue reading Happy Halloween 2017

FREE Kindle Books – Limited Time Only!

{affiliate links – thank you for supporting my voracious book-reading, planner supply, travel budget — at no extra cost to you 🙂 } I am a fan of IRL (In Real Life) books, but my Bibliophile? He’s happy to read actual books or books on his Kindle Paperwhite. I’ve found that through my Kindle Reader App (on my iPhone) I can also read these gems … Continue reading FREE Kindle Books – Limited Time Only!