Hello dear friends! I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend. We had a wonderful time filled with friends and family, most importantly our Katie who has missed more holidays with us than she has been present for due to her European travels and heavy social calendar ;). We were so happy to be all […]
Decorum; (noun) dignified propriety of behavior, speech, dress. The quality or state of being decorous, or exhibiting such dignified propriety; orderliness; regularity. (source: dictionary.com) The world is singularly lacking in decorum. I’m not sure if has always been this bad but I’m quite sure the ready access to the internet and social media has made it […]
Reference books can make a homeschool mama’s life a little easier on an almost daily basis. “Go look it up”, being a clarion call around here. Part of why we homeschool is that we aren’t interested in spoon-fed little robots that can’t think or solve problems for themselves. Having the tools around the house […]
This is the weekend I usually devote to cleaning the school areas of the house, pulling out books, prepping the morning basket and meal planning for that all important first week of school. I find the efforts well worth the time in ensuring a peaceful beginning to the year, never mind if it all […]
In honor of Ryan’s anniversary tomorrow I’d like to share this, my favorite, of all the things written about our son by my former editor Rick Hinshaw. He’s a dear man, an amazing mentor and a good friend.