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

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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

Planning our Eclectic Unschool with Margin

Image by Bikurgurl Getting back into a regular school rhythm takes some time, so I go back to what the ‘ideal’ looks like. For us, it’s a lot of margin. We also call this Opportunity. A lot. How else can we pursue our passions without it? I’ve taken to making weekly/daily lists of obligations, and in this ‘ideal’ week, color blocked the time in our … Continue reading Planning our Eclectic Unschool with Margin

Planning Your Week, April 2019

{some affiliate links in my post help defray the cost of hosting my blog – thank you!!} Weekly Planning! Hello and welcome to a quick overview of how I’m currently handling our weekly planning. It’s suffice to say that things in my house have changed tremendously over the past year. Over the past six months. Over the past month. That’s life. We keep growing, changing, … Continue reading Planning Your Week, April 2019

March 2019 Planning

Image by Bikurgurl I’ve written overviews of my planning. Specifically, I manage our family calendar, as well as our home education of our children. I’ve grown and changed in the way I plan, and over the past 8 months have been using a Passion Planner, along with my Leuchtturum 1917, for my planning. I finally purchased a Passion Planner last summer when the Classic Size … Continue reading March 2019 Planning

Streamline: 2019 Word of the Year

Streamline: My 2019 Word of the Year This years Word was easy – a no-brainer. After the Freedom of last year, it was time to refine. The truth is, though I’d like to be ‘refined’, I’m just me: Nothing fancy, living my best life! So ‘Streamlined’ it is! Though I love minimalism, I’ll never get rid of all the excess, but I can streamline my … Continue reading Streamline: 2019 Word of the Year

Homeschool Planning -Bullet Journal Style

I’ve been making my guys bullet journal style calendars which act as organizers for not only time, but also interests. I’ve taken my love of planning and am helping them create for themselves a system which not just follows their events and activities, but allows them the grace and space to dream, then make a plan to follow those dreams. Following appointments and tasks given … Continue reading Homeschool Planning -Bullet Journal Style

Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s talk Turkey! We not only talk about gratitude, traditions, and history, but also lies proliferated by the White Man and the impact these have on our existence. My young men have to understand the mistakes other white men have made and be empathetic to the struggles of all of us who are not born white males. My guys are pretty fabulous, but they’ll have … Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread

Keeping on top of homeschooling, traveling, blogging; being a mother, daughter, sister, wife, friend, mother, woman, blogger….. am a bit obsessive about planning. Getting all the dots lined up, all the items checked off, is part of the process. This month I’m keeping track of my time and my habits with this weekly spread. I’d been bopping back and forth between my ending Happy Planner, … Continue reading November 2017 Weekly Bullet Journal Spread