Launching the Writer’s Workshop

Writing has been a really hard subject for me to figure out.  We love The Good and the Beautiful for language arts.  It includes grammar, spelling, phonics, geography, artist study, and art appreciation.  Unfortunately the writing assignments are few and … Continue reading

My Vision and Goals for Myself and My Family

I have been so. bad. at. follow. through. lately.  I’m not sure why… but I’m sure a lot of it is because I’m always tired and because I hate being busy. The other day I took things off my calendar … Continue reading

A Day in the Life…

Now that we have gotten into some routine, I thought I would share what our day looks like.  Ultimately things are going so well.  I’m still tweaking things here and there. We are very relaxed with the time we start. … Continue reading

Charlotte Mason Inspired

I love the Charlotte Mason philosophy.  I have so much more to learn, but I find myself leaning more and more into how she taught.  It’s refreshing and helps me to feel like I’m doing what’s best for my family. … Continue reading

My Interpretation of Wild + Free and How it Fits in Our Homeschool

With my anxiety yesterday (and for a bit off and on), I realized that I needed to make some changes.  I wrote about some changes yesterday that I’m making. Science and Nature Studies, Simple Homeschooling I decided that homeschooling may … 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

Living My Best Life

Gosh.  I feel like God has worked things out to be the best it can be and I want to shout it to the world.  He has taken some hard life situations and turned them into good.  I truly believe … Continue reading

Homeschooling with Mental Illness

Coming into this homeschooling journey, I knew that my anxiety and/or depression would pop up.  That’s just reality for me.  I knew that once the honeymoon phase started wearing off, I would probably start having anxiety again.  That’s just my … Continue reading

Such a Change in Me the Past Few Weeks

I struggled with depression and anxiety badly the month of January and into February.  I was so sad that my meds weren’t working and that I would have to make another med change (which, after a year of stability, I … Continue reading