The Most Important Back to School Supply Not on Your List

This time last year I was freaking out. We had just made our decision to take our kids out of public school and homeschool them for the first time ever. We’d pseudo-homeschooled over the summer and spent an incredible amount of time researching curriculum, philosophies, and you-can-do-it blog posts about the freedom of do-it-yourself education. […]

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Bold. Brilliant. Beautiful. You.

Just this past fall I took a memoir writing class and found myself writing and sharing things I’ve never shared with anyone–and bawling my eyes out in a room full of strangers along with it.  I’ve spent so much time bottling the troubles of life away (there’s a whole lot more that goes to my […]

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Peace Be With You

This is a repost from last year. I’m giving up the same thing for Lent this year, and thought I’d share about it again. Are you giving anything up for Lent? How do you recenter and reflect on your life? So today marks the beginning of Lent. A day where many of us will be […]

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Advent is Here

We lit the first candle on our Advent wreath last night. We hadn’t really been getting in the “Christmas mood” yet, but when I brought the Advent wreath, our nativity set, and a few other items out we were transformed. The kids were in a flurry and even created a snow party in their room […]

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