Homeschool Bookstack

Looking for more inspiration and resources? Here’s a regular, old, homeschooling bookstack. It’s not a secular stack, it’s not an unschool bookstack, just a great place to start if you’re thinking about home educating your children during the global pandemic and, if like me, your area is still under quarantine. I think I’ve loaned out/given away most of my secular book resources; these are the … Continue reading Homeschool Bookstack

Three Things I’ve learned during the Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

Aff. links: I love passing on links to companies and products I love and use – see below 🖤 We’ve been in quarantine for less than a day statewide, but here in King County, Washington, we’ve been asked to limit activities for weeks. Washington State Governor Jay Inslee ordered a two week ‘stay at home’ order effective yesterday, and has stated today it may have … Continue reading Three Things I’ve learned during the Seattle Covid-19 Quarantine

Fat Tuesday 2020

It’s Fat Tuesday! In the Christian religion, it’s the last day before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. I didn’t grow up observing this tradition, but have found as a mother, it’s one I’ve enjoyed sharing with my children. We enjoy a decadent dinner of pancakes – or this year, pizza – and revelry! Does watching ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ count? ☠️🖤☠️ Preparing for Lent, making … Continue reading Fat Tuesday 2020

Intention: 2020 Word of the Year

2020 Word of the Year: Intention No matter how you write it, or your interpretation, living on purpose, with purpose, is my goal for the year. The quiet space in between is where I thrive. Grace and space It’s been a huge year of change for me and I’m setting my goal of the year with: INTENTION 🖤 2019 gave me the opportunity to Streamline … Continue reading Intention: 2020 Word of the Year

Deep in Planning

Image by Bikurgurl Deep in Planning So putting together the planning doesn’t start wit making a calendar, oh no…it starts with knowing my children. It starts with knowing their interests, goals, dreams, dislikes…it proceeds to what I’d like to weave into our year and what our long-term plan is for college readiness. The long term plan is more like a framework, not a directive. It’s … Continue reading Deep in Planning

In My Garden: July 2019

Deer help themselves to all the plants — so when I was starting, I started with primarily native species. Our local Green Elephant plant swap offers a plethora of native plants. I’ve been working on enlarging my garden, by decreasing my lawn grass for years. I’ve used this plethora of naturalized organic native plants to free my small garden of the grass carpet covering it! … Continue reading In My Garden: July 2019

Poetry Tea Time Freewrite

Image by Bikurgurl Poetry Tuesday We don’t really do tea in the summer, but the Biscoff cookies were finally devoured this morning as I pulled out the vintage copy of Paradise Lost I picked up in a second hand Midwest book store a few years ago. What I love about it, aside from it’s beautiful hardbound, Booky smell, are the carefully pencilled annotations of one … Continue reading Poetry Tea Time Freewrite

Haircuts {or: Letting Go}

Haircuts! {or: Letting Go} These guys are my heart, but they won’t pose for a picture without acting goofy unless I employ a lot of coaxing….or we’re on a field trip. In public. And sometimes that doesn’t matter. But it’s spring break and we’re just enjoying our Seattle Staycation!! PJs, Fortnite, dog parks, bus rides, and more!! But first: today was waking up with Spongebob, making … Continue reading Haircuts {or: Letting Go}