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
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I am so excited to be sharing about the brand new 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner! There is just something about a brand new planner that I love. I started using the Life Planner back in 2014. We were getting ready to welcome our third little one into the world, and I needed something else to help keep me organized. Paper planning has always been my jam. In high school and college, I … [Read more...] about 2019-2020 Erin Condren Life Planner
We have made it to the end of the homeschool year! I'm sure you are just as happy as I am. But, since we are at the end of the year, we need to start thinking about going through our homeschool materials. It is the perfect time to spring clean your homeschool! When we talked about going through old homeschool materials and figuring out if we could sell them or not, we were mainly … [Read more...] about How to Spring Clean your Homeschool
The past week I have been attempting to organize our homeschool supplies. Books, instructor's guides, new curricula that has started to come into our home. This was going extremely well until I tripped over Izzy's bone and sprained my ankle. We will get it done at some point! It is time to start organizing everything since our year is almost complete. We have so many old homeschool materials, … [Read more...] about What do you do with old Homeschool Materials?
What exactly is environmental wellness in homeschool? That was your first question, wasn't it? When you think about environmental wellness, what do you think of? Most people will likely think more about "green living" and how our environment affects our lives. So environmental wellness in homeschool is going to be how our environment affects us in our day to day lives as we are homeschooling. … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Environmental Wellness in Homeschool
Just picture it. You have your homeschool day all planned out. It isn't too much, but enough to challenge your kids. You start with a nice breakfast and try to do all the things the "experts" say you should do in order to have the picture perfect homeschool day. But then, your youngest goes on a tear through the house destroying everything in her path, your son definitely woke up on the wrong … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know about Big Emotions in Homeschooling