homestead update
homestead

homestead update

Give me less heat, and I will go outside. Even my sunburn turned tan is begging for a reprieve. I easily could water twice a day (but I don’t)–feels all anti-earth and stuff. Having said that, you can’t feed a family without watering the garden. You will find me inside enjoying quieter things, like writing, … Continue reading

Homestead Update
homestead

Homestead Update

This, right here, sunshine greeting me as I walk out of my bedroom, prophesies a picturesque summer day.  Gardenias are challenging to grow, or keep alive, but the one on my window sill, continues to brighten my mornings.Peonies season has wrapped. But what beautiful bouquets to throw around our home. (& an excellent way to … Continue reading

ten lessons from ten homeschool years
homeschool

ten lessons from ten homeschool years

I’ve been around long enough to hit the wall twice. Hit the wall, meaning, I was ready to put my kids into school. That says a lot for someone that is a home education advocate to the core. But I didn’t put them in school. Self-reflection revealed I wasn’t frustrated with homeschooling, I was frustrated … Continue reading