Are Texas Home School Coalition Conventions for You?

THSC Arlington 2015 - program lookers via @sprittibee

It’s summer. Well, at least for most of us. We have maybe two weeks left of tidying up and tying loose homeschool ends and we are DONE with 11th grade for my teens, Kindergarten for the 6 year old, and Preschool for my littlest guy. I’m in purge mode, research mode, curriculum buying mode, class […]

When You’re on the Potter’s Wheel

Fork in the Road

The other day, in a moment of grief, looking down at the ground in deep thought, I walked right over this pitiful fork. It was at the edge of the driveway next to the waste container the garbage truck had emptied, limb missing and shattered down the length of her body. She called for my […]

10 Days of Accidental Unschooling – Day 10: Heart over Mind

NOTE: This is Part 10 of a 10 day series on Accidental Unschooling. If you are OCD and want to start from the introduction or Part 1, hop to the bottom of this post and use the conveniently provided links! Fall seven times, stand up eight.  ~Japanese Proverb ON (FINALLY) FINISHING I started this series […]

HOLY, Not Just Holly

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Part of me is always broken at Christmas. I needed to read last year’s post about being thankful instead of using my too-high-of-expectations measuring stick to suck the joy out of our holiday. I can choose to plug in to the vastness of purpose and perfect gifts by focusing my heart & mind on the […]