Today, I tried something new. I wasn’t planning to try it, but there it was– an opportunity. The point of this blog started off as a way for me to “find myself”. I have started to discover that missing person that is buried under years of mothering, but today I had an amazing discovery. I… Continue reading I’M NOT A YELLER!
Today we are taking advantage of one of the great benefits of homeschooling: Flexibility! Since Dad’s birthday celebration is after he gets home from work, we used the morning to run errands. We had a couple of presents to pick up, ingredients for a cake to be bought, and an unplanned activity: defending myself as… Continue reading Why aren’t you in school?!
Here is a window into my introspective times. I wrote this in July. I had been struggling to feel better with an antidepressant that was taking out the lows but also taking out the joys of life. I am now working on going off of that medicine because it was making me feel worse, even… Continue reading Composting
I’m just going to admit it. I am not a Facebook addict. I don’t go online several times a day to see what everyone else is doing that is more interesting than my own life. I use Facebook to message people and to keep up with a couple of groups that help make homeschooling easier.… Continue reading See-through Life
I wanted to have a place where I could write some of the quotes I am coming across in my daily readings. I am often inspired by others’ words, in poetry, in prose, and in regular conversation. Here are a couple of “Mots Justes” from Jonathan Swift: “Vision is the art of seeing what is… Continue reading Les quotes qui m’inspirent
La méduse: Jellyfish I have been inspired by jellyfish, or, more accurately, by a knitted jellyfish on a preschooler’s BBC program. Sarah and Duck is written for 3 and 4 year olds, but everyone in our family has become attached to the soft-spoken girl with her unique world and friends of all ages and interests. … Continue reading La méduse
Well, here I am again, trying to journal and chronicle a day’s or week’s or month’s worth of thoughts to convince myself that I am not completely wasting my time. All the days seem to fly by with rarely something tangible to show for them. Most evenings lately find me recounting the day’s events… Continue reading Life outside of the boxes