I’m blogging through the homeschool alphabet with Hopkins Homeschool & A Net in Time. This week we’re on the letter N, so when I stumbled upon this article on the “10 Signs You’ve Found the Holy Grail of Neighbors” it resonated deeply and revealed that, in our homeschool, N is clearly for Neighbors! I can’t imagine Jesus stuttering when He issued the command to Love Read More →

Who doesn’t love butterflies? Ethereal, delicate creatures more fairy than insect? Yes please. I’m still heartbroken that the local butterfly atrium closed to the public five years ago… ’twas wonderful to visit when the girls were tiny and obsessed with all things sparkly and lovely, but now that we’re homeschooling it’d be terrific to visit Read More →

Blogging Through the Alphabet with Hopkins Homeschool & A Net in Time: We’re still sifting through a sea of boxes and unearthing homeschool supplies after our recent big move. We’re also adjusting to a more urban (read: small) living arrangement while learning to share space with a telecommuting-from-home Husband who thrives vocationally in peace & quiet. To help us explore and cope we made a list of local Read More →

Easter’s right around the corner, y’all! Each year I share our family’s favorite book about Easter– or as we prefer to call it, Resurrection Sunday. Jesus’ sacrificial death and triumphant resurrection are the cornerstones of our Christian faith, and our Easter festivities tend to reflect that. I mean, I dig bunnies, eggs, and candy as much as the next gal– but come Easter we celebrate simply, with Read More →

What do these four L-words have in common? They’re hallmarks of our homeschool. I’m blogging through the alphabet with my online pals at Hopkins Homeschool and A Net in time, and this week we’re on the letter ‘L’. In our homeschool, L is for… Libraries: Our personal home library is sadly still in boxes, but we’ve already explored our Read More →

We’re going to miss Montana. This move is bittersweet in that while we’re resolute about returning home for this next season of family life, we’ll certainly miss Big Sky Country and many of it’s inhabitants. It’s been a beautiful oasis in which to homeschool, homestead, simplify, adopt, and adventure. The land is where are roots are. The Read More →