Immense Joy

The definition of happiness is the quality or state of being happy… good fortune and pleasure. The definition of joy is the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation; something greatly … Continue reading

Meal and Movement Plan, Week of May 27th through June 2nd

We are able to eat just about every meal in the dining hall right now because it’s summer at camp!  Unfortunately, the food that is served isn’t typically the food that I need to be eating with my severe reflux. … Continue reading

Update on My Balance 365 Habits

I try really hard to have balance in my life. I am working on eating lots of nutritious/local/whole foods.  Like you’ve probably seen, I have been buying raw milk and pastured meats when I can, I make lots of things … Continue reading

About the Boys’ Appointments…

I’m not even sure where to start.  Today was just what we needed. We finally got in with the psychologist for the boys and it was eye opening.  She was able to shed some light on things. She also made … Continue reading

Coming Up this Week

This past week was Spring Break, and while it was super restful and productive all in one, I’m super thankful to start school again this week! We were planning to start our week off at Enchanted Rock with our new … Continue reading

Busy Weekend at Home

Since we were out of town last weekend, I was unable to do any food prep or cleaning.  I tend to feel behind when that happens, but we made it work. This weekend was spent being pretty busy (in a … Continue reading

Wild + Free

I’m finding that my philosophy of homeschooling is changing, and I’m super excited about it. I still love most of the curriculum that I am using, but I’m learning to implement it differently and to add in really important things … Continue reading

Balancing All the Things

If I’ve learned anything from Balance 365 that has changed my life, it’s that life is ever changing, and flexibility is key.  A phrase that we say a lot in the group is #allorsomething (instead of all-or-nothing).  It’s better to … Continue reading

What I love, like, dislike, and am working through

Gosh.  This week has been long.  And tough.  And helpful.  And growth-producing.  And strengthening. I wasn’t deeply depressed.  I wasn’t hopeless or suicidal.  I just struggled a bit.  I just wanted to sleep all the time.  Struggled with doing things … Continue reading

Mental Stability by Living Out My Values

I had my three month appointment with my psychiatrist on Thursday. It’s always interesting to see her because somehow despite the fact that she sees a ton of patients and only sees me every three months, she remembers details about … Continue reading