3110, 2017

Creative Writing: Taking on the Challenges One Prompt at a Time

By |October 31st, 2017|Categories: Daily Life, Homeschooling, Keeping it Light|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Our homeschooling curriculum has always been quite heavy in the creative writing department. When we were using a private online school, kiddo turned every writing assignment into an exercise in creativity - whether in plot, setting,

610, 2017

My First Days, Weeks, and Months with TN

By |October 6th, 2017|Categories: Changes & Challenges, Daily Life, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |6 Comments

My Last Day of Life Without TN My day started like a normal day, busy but fairly normal – up early, hop on a train, edit, and more edits while traveling. Looking back, I realize

1602, 2017

The Birthday Gift That Just Keeps Giving

By |February 16th, 2017|Categories: Daily Life, Deep Thoughts, Homeschooling|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Let's get some facts out there from the get go - The "quilting gene" that my mother and aunt have both been blessed with, skipped me - like skipped me by a mile. I know

1601, 2017

“A Dog’s Purpose” – It can be so much more than just a cute movie!

By |January 16th, 2017|Categories: Homeschooling, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you were in any theater over the holiday season, you most likely saw the trailers for "A Dog's Purpose". The heartwarming story told from the perspective of a family dog is based on the

2605, 2016

Mental Flexibility: Opening My Mind To Other Perspectives

By |May 26th, 2016|Categories: Daily Life, Deep Thoughts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Remember being a bendy pretzel? Remember being young and having the ability to contort oneself into any shape? Ah, those were the days! The times in our lives when our bones were rubber and our

1605, 2016

Our Go-To Salve

By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: Daily Life, Healthy Habits, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

"You should put some salve on that!" Whenever anyone has any sort of cut, scrape, burn or skin ailment, those are the first words that everyone in our immediate and extended family have heard me