100 Word Wednesday · Bikurgurl · Writing


Image Credit: Bikurgurl Patience As we walked to the pond, we were encouraged by all the activity. Mostly young teens, but also a few families like ours, gathered at the shore of this placid lake to drop a line and patiently wait for a bite. Seeing children pull out fish every five minutes, we watched… Continue reading Patience

Bikurgurl · Family · Family First! · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Remembering to sign my name: Mom

When I write my children notes, send them texts, write an email, I often stop and think about who is sending this: is it ME or is it MOM? Crazy, right? When did my persona split, become two…when did this divergence happen? For many parents, this happens early on – parental and public lives are… Continue reading Remembering to sign my name: Mom

6WordStory · Bikurgurl · Grace and Space · Writing

Reworked Words: Word High July – habilin

 Image Credit – Buzzfeed, Isabelle Laureta habilin My heart, hope, future are yours. Grace and SpaceI had begun this post and then rewrote – a work in progress! Did you enjoy Word High July? Got a fun, new August writing daily prompt series I should know about? Would love to hear about it in the… Continue reading Reworked Words: Word High July – habilin

Bikurgurl · Family · homeschooling · InstagramImages · The-Year-Of-Quality

Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

Hello! Welcome to a quick guide to my annual Homeschool {Academy} Planning 101! Thank you for joining me on my adventure 🙂 Every year, our homeschool planning goes through the same motions. Here’s a quick tutorial of how I prepare to plan for a new Year of Learning! First,think about how you’re #winning at life… Continue reading Unschooly {Academy} Planning 101: Part I

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The Year of Nope

If you haven’t tried saying no, you’re missing the best *yeses*!

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Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Following on the heels of yesterday’s post of Grace and Space, we’re discussing on that post and a reblog by Melinda, sometimes you just need a day off – a Game Day off! We had an Epic Game Day yesterday… Continue reading Game Day: Sometimes You Just Need a Down Day!

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Reading, Writing, Resting, and Saving My Life Right Now {May 2016}

Holy Cow – what fun it’s been to catch up on all the reading. I’m too far behind in many of your blog posts to ever catch up, so I’ll just have to claim Blog Bankruptcy, beg for forgiveness, and move forward. Thank you!   So I’m reading. A lot. I’m re-reading the fabulous book… Continue reading Reading, Writing, Resting, and Saving My Life Right Now {May 2016}