This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking on one of these links, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting this site! I’m not sure how it happened, but I am already thinking ahead to the next homeschool year. Well, actually, I am constantly looking ahead to each new season of homeschooling. I was so … [Read more...] about Thinking Ahead to the Next Homeschool Year
Yesterday I talked about Morning Routines and how I realized that I needed to make time for quiet in the morning, namely waking up before my kids. But, really, a good morning routine begins the night before. I should start by saying that not every person is a morning person, and if you are more of a night person, by all means, use the time after you are finished with work, after your kids … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Evening Routines
Several years ago I hit a wall. I had been going going going with no break for me at all. I was putting everyone else first – I’m a mom, I think that goes with the territory a lot of the time. I couldn’t seem to get a break. I would try to take some time for myself during nap time, but with two littles who were trying to be on opposite schedules, that didn’t work. I would … [Read more...] about 31 Days – Morning Routines
When I say self-care, what do you think of? What do you think self-care means? I decided to do a little search using my friend Google to find out if there is an actual definition, and Google did not disappoint. According to the World Health Organization self-care is: Activities individuals, families, and communities undertake with the intention of enhancing health, preventing … [Read more...] about 31 Days – What is Self-Care?
We are loving these long summer days! The weather is absolutely beautiful, the days are long, we can go for long walks or spend the day at the pool; it is definitely a great summer. Last summer I was having a bit of trouble with low blood pressure while I was pregnant with Lucy (normally people worry about high blood pressure!), so I didn't get to enjoy the summer as much as I would have … [Read more...] about Savoring Summer
I took a little break from sock knitting so that I could knit something a little quicker. I decided that I needed some new kitchen washcloths, so I am using some cotton yarn that I have in my stash to make new ones. We don't use paper products in our home, and so rags are always needed to wipe up some spill or wash something - I do have three little kids of course! I find that my … [Read more...] about knitting and reading