the Charmed Life
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the Charmed Life

Want to see what I’ve been working on? Stay tuned to hear more about when and where you can find my “Homeschool Mama Self-Care: 5 Realms to Rule” and “Homeschool Mama Self-Care: Managing Your Emotions while you Managing your Homeschool” seminars. (They’ll be a sample of what you will find in my “Homeschool Mama Self-Care” … Continue reading

happy new year & charmed top ten 2018 posts
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happy new year & charmed top ten 2018 posts

Happy New Year! May your year be filled with purpose, peace and freedom, aka the Charmed Life. If you didn’t get a chance to read these posts, they were the most favoured over the past year. 10.Fitting in Date Night While Homeschooling Cause THAT is a challenge, but a necessary self-care, and family care, strategy. … Continue reading

Thirteen Things We Know: from a mama and her almost thirteen year old
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Thirteen Things We Know: from a mama and her almost thirteen year old

Rachel and I just returned from a special trip in the big city of Vancouver. She’s turning thirteen! My husband and I chose thirteen as the year to celebrate our children’s entry into adulthood. We experienced fine dining, visited the spa, had makeovers, shopped and talked talked talked. One meal we sat in a cheap … Continue reading

be a fly on the wall: a day in the life of a homeschool family
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be a fly on the wall: a day in the life of a homeschool family

I often say that if you were a fly on the wall, you’d get a real experience of life in a homeschool family. I imagine what it looks like. It’s not a school. It’s a home. Where I try to fit in feeding the sourdough starter, watering seedlings, blog writing, lunch making DURING the time … Continue reading

top 10 charmed blogs 2017
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top 10 charmed blogs 2017

We have had a massive shift this last year, beginning a homestead, establishing new leadership roles in our community, a couple kids transitioning into adultishness. We’re still loving our simple, small town life here in the southwestern mountains of Canada. Four of us are still homeschooling, I’m still writing here and writing even more behind the scenes. Not surprisingly, my … Continue reading

top 5 summer faves
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top 5 summer faves

Moving to a new neighbourhood in the last month makes it difficult to limit my top  summer faves to just five things. I might tell you it was my bathtub… Cause really, how could this not be one of my top favourites? Or it could be my new backyard… This is all accompanied with much … Continue reading