A year of SLOW. Does it sound as good to you as it does to me? I came upon my word of the year earlier than normal. The entire fall was busy for us here at Townsend House. There were a lot of activities, a lot of time in the car, and a lot of stress because of that. I knew that I wanted to get back to basics. However, what really solidified my choice in the … [Read more...] about A Year of Slow – Leaning into What Matters Most
Choosing a word of the year is something I started doing almost a decade ago. And starting this new year, (and new decade!) will be no different. My 2020 Word of the Year is SLOW. Why you Need a 2020 Word of the Year It is very simple – your 2020 word of the year will be your guide over the next 12 months. When I first started thinking about a word to guide the … [Read more...] about 2020 Word of the Year – The Choice is Yours!
In order to cultivate simplicity in your home & homeschool. you need to set goals. Today I am going to share with you the 2020 PowerSheets. The PowerSheets have been a lifesaver for me and goal setting. It is a tool that you will want to use as you get ready for a new year, personally, professionally, and most definitely as a homeschooler. https://youtu.be/MdMYvUlvzCk The 2020 … [Read more...] about 2020 PowerSheets Goal Planner
Do you know what a daily habit tracker is? Have you seen them used in bullet journals? Today we are going to explore the daily habit tracker, and how it can be successfully used in your homeschool. But first, we need to define what a daily habit tracker is. Quite simply, it is a month at a glance of all the habits that you wish to incorporate in your daily life. Before we really get into the … [Read more...] about How to use a Daily Habit Tracker in your Homeschool
One of the reasons that my husband and I have for homeschooling is to have the greatest influence on their lives. You want to incorporate family Bible study into your homeschool day. Sending your kids to school seems to counteract that influence. By homeschooling, your convictions and values are the main influence, not the public school, not even a private school. We are Christians, and … [Read more...] about How to Incorporate Family Bible Study in Homeschool
Well, guys, we did it, we finally had our first day of homeschool. I say finally because it seems like we started so much later than we normally do - even though we homeschool year-round. Usually, we try to have an "official" first day somewhere at the beginning of August, or the second week in August. This year the kids wanted to go to Art Camp. That was later in the month of August, and we … [Read more...] about First Day of Homeschool + vlog