So I’m sitting here this morning drinking my dark roast and listening to my fifteen-year-old daughter excitedly fill me in on a reality tv show she is watching online. My daughter is an INTJ (just liker her dad) and when they are excited about something, they will share every last detail about it. It’s adorable. I … More Public school as an extension of unschooling (bear with me)
How stupid I was… to be kind to people who had proven they didn’t deserve it, time and time again in the hopes that someday they would return my kindness, sincerely and not in a backhanded way just waiting for a moment to hurt and humiliate me once again. I don’t do that any more. … More How Stupid I Was
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I recently came across several articles discussing the changing dynamics of military marriage in a post-feminist world, including this one written by Sarah Smiley. As with much involving talk of feminist issues, it manages to get halfway to the heart of the issue and then falls short. Hello…
My friend Denise is not only an amazing woman and mother, but an amazing photographer as well. She currently has a 365 pic-a-day photo blog going on, featuring two of the most beautiful little boys one could ever lay eyes on. Please go and check it out here.
Our homeschool group was cancelled this morning due to shitty weather and road conditions (yes, I wrote “shitty”). This is rural PEI, where roads become greasy and slippery (or slippy as we say here) pretty much any time we get a snowfall of more than 2cm. Teen Book Club was also cancelled as I had … More Did I mention that I love my homeschool group?
So far this week has gone well. Today’s rhythm did not resemble the schedule I created on Sunday, in the sense that things happened at much different times, and some things didn’t happen at all (because only a fool would divert a child who is consumed by their current creative project to re-direct their attention … More I’m enjoying this
It is almost 10:00am. I slept in after being sick with the flu for two days. We have been curled up drinking coffee, eating a relaxed breakfast (everyone kind of grabbed their own today), and The Husband & kids have just finished a game of Scrabble. This week will be our first return to a … More Stormy Sundays & a Weekly Schedule
Last year was the first year that I chose to have a “word for the year”. The idea came to me after reading a friend’s blog. It made such sense. Choose a word to focus on over the next year, and make it your theme of sorts. Have that word at the back of your … More Word for the Year
For people who don’t actually celebrate Christmas, we have sure done a hell of a lot of holiday celebrating this month. I am a Solstice gal. I like the history, the connection to nature’s cycles, the magic, and the simplicity of it. When we have family around who enjoy Christmas, we participate as well, to … More Love and Belonging