March 6, 2015
Having my kids involved in the kitchen is about learning important skills, like cooking, but it's also about sharing household responsibilities so I'm not taking on too much of the household burden.
February 28, 2015
It's been a long time since I've written anything substantial about homeschooling and I'd like to do something about that.
February 21, 2015
One of the best parts of winter walks in the woods is all the evidence of animal life, tracks only visible in the snow.
January 10, 2015
Two beautiful card sets for sale. A Mountain Ash Berry tree set, and a Winter Birds set.
December 17, 2014
But sometimes life, and the different interests we all have, slows down to the measure of a steady heartbeat. An hour in late afternoon, when I'm on supper and all three sit, together, drawing and painting at the table.
October 9, 2014
I am extremely gratified at the character traits I see in my children. Determination, tenacity, long suffering, responsibility, sacrifice, kindness. Equally though and perhaps more importantly, I am thrilled that hope is the fruit of that character growth.
June 1, 2014
This family adventure is the most physically challenging thing our kids have done. It's the most challenging thing I've done. And a lot of discipline is required in our hiking days to pull it off. This is not a vacation.