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

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

Two Week Meal Plan, March 8th through March 21st

I’m super excited.  I got a new cookbook (for $4 from ThriftBooks) that I am in love with.  My goal right now is to focus on more nutritious foods and less processed stuff.  I have a bad habit of eating … 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

Owning My Own Way of Doing Things

Sorry for all of the homeschooling posts lately. I’m sure they will eventually slow down; it’s just that it’s new and exciting at the moment. I have surprised myself lately. In the past when I homeschooled, I took in everything … Continue reading

Living My Dream

In January I did a workshop where we determined our vision, and I had a really hard time seeing it.  I didn’t know how to verbalize my dreams because I just didn’t think it was an option so I kind … 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

Minimalist Homeschooling From My Perspective

*I have shared pieces of this in different posts, but I want to share it as a focus on minimalist homeschooling in our home.  I plan to share this on Pinterest so I wanted it all in one place!* I … Continue reading

Honeymoon Phase of Homeschooling

I know how this works.  I’ve been here a few times.  I know that the beginning of homeschooling is amazing and every day is new and lovely.  I know that the kids obey well and do their chores and don’t … Continue reading

Becoming a Homeschool Family Again

We made some big decisions this week which has changed our lives in a big way. It’s a super long story, but we have decided to pull the boys out to homeschool!  The short version of it is that it’s … Continue reading