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10 Dirty Truths About Homesteading {And Why We Quit}

10 Dirty Truths About Homesteading {And Why We Quit}

Eating clean, minimalism and sustainable living have caused an influx of families to ditch the mainstream life, buy chickens, and start their own farms. Maybe you’ve watched The Biggest Little Farm or have been following some picture-perfect homesteader Instagram feeds and are wondering, “should I homestead?” In my most recent Project Simplicity post, I shared...

How We Homeschool

How We Homeschool

When it’s time to enroll kids in school- either for the first time or for the next school year- many parents start feeling a tug on their hearts to consider homeschooling. Parents consider homeschooling for a myriad of reasons. Whatever the reasons, the whole idea comes with excitement, fear, self empowerment, self doubt, a lot...

balance {selective neglect}

balance {selective neglect}

I recently heard the best explanation of the term “balance” ever…. “selective neglect”.  (For example…even though I haven’t published a blog post in weeks- actually months- I’m going to stop writing now that I’ve written a sentence and watch a movie with my husband instead. I’ll come back when the time is right.) 9 days...

What I Learned Our First Year of Homeschooling

What I Learned Our First Year of Homeschooling

I can’t believe it’s been a year since I wrote my first post about our plans to homeschool. My beautiful oldest daughter just finished her kindergarten year after being in a wonderful homeschool co-op at the Christian school I worked for.  It really feels like the time just flew by…sort of. During this year we definitely had...

Kittens and Chicks

Life’s been a little crazy lately. We started homeschooling. That’s been fun interesting different than what I expected hard. I still love it, though, and the second day at home was way better than the first. I get to witness my daughter learning, which is amazing. I’ve started teaching my wonderfully unique performing arts students...

Have an Amazing Weekend!

This is my 2 week old baby niece, Penelope Love…and we LOVE her so much!!! This weekend my adorable daughter is completing a week of Drama Camp and performing in a full production that we are looking forward to. We are having a Weston A. Price Foundation local chapter potluck on Saturday then enjoying a...

Awesome Homeschooling Resources for Beginners

If you saw my last post, you know that I’m in the beginning stages of becoming a homeschooling mom. This is still kind of scary for me but also SOOOOOO exciting! I really feel like my heart and mind are being prepared for the biggest challenge of my life, but I am SO ready to...

Homeschooling…HELP!

Let me first tell you that these are my girls goofing around next to a drop-off cliff as you enter the famous Yosemite Valley. We took hundreds of pictures in the 15 minutes we were parked here. I don’t believe we got one good shot. It was one of those days… This type of crazy...