February 4, 2021
This is where I part ways with my Gaelic ancestral heritage and lean into my Nordic Scandinavian roots. I have zero interest in Spring right now. It's just starting feel like honest-to-goodness winter!
February 1, 2021
I find myself asking “who am I now?” with excitement, anticipation, hope, and growing confidence. I see glimpses of my new self in my studies, in my work, in my relationships, and in my dreams for the future.
January 7, 2021
My children cannot un-belong to me with poor behaviour, lifestyle choices, or even heinous actions. They are always my children. And I will always be here for them. Their choices might move them “away” from me physically or relationally, but I will never disown them, they are part of me, always.
December 2, 2020
About 2 years ago, 18 months before the end of our family's homeschool journey, I started to get serious about figuring out what I would do when I retired from homeschooling.
October 29, 2020
For the first time in our marriage, I've been figuring out a vision for my vocational future, on my own, and not related to family life. I've been finding my own spiritual support communities. And I've been solo-adventuring. I think they're all related.
October 1, 2020
The story of my experience, my state of mind and state of heart, as we end our homeschool journey during a global pandemic in a time of heightened awareness of racial injustice.
August 28, 2020
As with everyone, Paola's ideas of home - what feels like home and what defines home - is heavily influenced by her growing years. Which for her happened in three languages and three cultures.