Family, Homeschool

Teaching Kindness???

Earlier this month my friend and fellow blogger, Kate, wrote about kindness in her family. Really, how they struggle with kindness on a daily basis. You can read her full blog post here. She's much more eloquent with words than I am and has a real gift for articulating her thoughts in writing. Funny.... the… Continue reading Teaching Kindness???

Family, Homeschool

English Lessons bringing out the Beauty

I love our English Lesson books! They are full of beautiful poetry, artwork and lovely short stories. They have nice short lessons that teach proper grammar and give opportunities for creativity and writing. My boys look forward to the lessons and so do I. Today, my 5th grader brought me a little story that he… Continue reading English Lessons bringing out the Beauty

Family

Spring Forward

I live in a bubble, surrounded by only what I choose to let in. I'm not sure how, or why I get to have this life. I know that it can all disappear in an instant. So, even on "tough" days like the day after the time change, I will choose to see the beauty life has to offer. I will choose to appreciate my life, my family, friends and home.