Real quick: these 2 products have revolutionize our Summer experience and it would be a crime not to pass them along.
According to Pinterest, there are lots of people who enjoy converting a spare room into a homeschool classroom. These rooms are beautifully decorated and gloriously organized and I admire the creativity and love that many a parent has poured into these rooms. Hello? Color-coded subject bins and adorably framed art? Yes please! There's also something... Continue Reading →
Last week I shared ways we're helping our 5 kids of varying ages and stages grow in their independence (though I regrettably forgot to mention that I wrote that post while on the road for a week and had let my big kids pack their own bags and the 9 year old packed pj's consisting... Continue Reading →
As much as I enjoy my kids needing me (that can meant sarcastically or sincerely depending on the day & my mood) one of my goals is to support my children's growing independence. That sounds like a simple, easy goal, but I'm finding it to be difficult. Mostly because allowing my children to grow their... Continue Reading →
[Takes a big sigh and pauses for 3 full minutes before beginning the next sentence] I've been holding on to a secret weapon for far too long and I'm finally ready to share it with my blog family: Tapping...also known as Emotional Freedom Technique...also known as crazy voodoo by my former self. I was first... Continue Reading →
I'd like to thank my toddler for making this post possible. Had he not woken up at 4:30 am, I would not be sitting here in the dark at the dining room table killing time by writing. Thanks Micah Moo 🙂 The other week a friend was asking me what I considered to be the... Continue Reading →
Recently, my (fantastically wise and nurturing) mentor has been discussing the idea of simplicity. Whittling down the busyness. Removing the distractions in order to make room for the priorities. Or as it was stated in the Harvard Business Review (and discussed in my post last January) 'the disciplined pursuit of less.' This is where the stay-at-home-mother... Continue Reading →
I'm writing this impromptu post from Grayson, GA, where we are under a 'chill warning' as the temps dip below 30 (gasp!) With all the time stuck inside today, I thought I'd write a post for my New England mamas who are bracing for the real deal blizzard, ironically named Grayson. As you know,... Continue Reading →