Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} Hello from my Happy Eclectic Homeschool! As I’ve been reflecting on my first mama-only homeschool conference in Portland, I feel empowered to share with my readers more of my own homeschooling experience. We’ve been doing this, essentially, since my boys were born, but with almost a decade of experience under my belt, I feel like … Continue reading Free Books Today {& Not just for the Homeschool Curious!}

Nugget of Knowledge

The long road of homeschooling has many twists and turns, but I’ve been doing this for over a decade. A decade. 10 years. It’s actually been since birth, though only in retrospect can I call it homeschooling. As a life-long learner, I lost the love of learning in high school for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which was burnout. By the time … Continue reading Nugget of Knowledge

Gratitude is an Attitude!

As I wrote about in The Year of Freedom, my cancer diagnosis, surgeries, and recovery changed my life in many ways. While the last few years I’m grateful to have had No Evidence of Disease {NED}, recovering has been a process. Gratitude Journal – the gift of love 💖 I posted this image on my Instagram account of the Gratitude Journal I made for Dale … Continue reading Gratitude is an Attitude!

100 Word Wednesday: Week 53

Photo by Ivana Cajina Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 53

100 Word Wednesday: Week 46

Image Credit: Mert Guller Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 46

Dishes Don’t Matter

Image Credit:  Brooke Lark “Don’t worry, leave the dishes. I want to show you something.” “Oh, it won’t take a minute – let me just get these in the water,” “But mom, I was hoping we could look at these pictures together.” “Why don’t you guys go on ahead and go. You’ve got so many things to do! I’m going to get back in the … Continue reading Dishes Don’t Matter

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