The Little Things

I had a different post planned for today, but there’s nothing like an unexpected phone call first thing in the morning to shift your perspective and serve as a reminder to appreciate what you have.   We’ve been spending a fair amount of time at home lately. I introduced the kids to Chinese Checkers a […]


Here’s what we’ve been up to over the last two weeks… The kids started homeschool co-op. You guys, where did my babies go???  *insert crying face emoji* One of the assignments was to pick their own continent and country to research. Map it, find out what language they speak, what currency they use, what the population […]

Unschooling: Then and Now

I remember how excited and scared I was back in 2009 when I started Unschooling. Reading through those old posts, I can vividly remember what was going on in my life, where we lived, conversations I had in person and over the phone, and how I felt then. Guess I’ll start by answering the biggest […]

Summer’s End

We had a really great summer. This post has several of the highlights and I tried to keep up with posting our adventures as they were happening, but as you all know, its been a month since my last post… I’m actually glad I was able to step away from this space and really be with my […]

Minus One

Ava started school last week. She’s been excited and nervous, but enjoying the experience so far. Love that she asks me to walk her to class every day. The pickup line can be a long wait, but if I arrive 10-15mins before school lets out then we only wait about the same amount of time […]