The Great Winter Escape!

Last year, after spending 3 years in Southern California, where winter means 20's at night but 65 during the day, my kids ranted and raved about how awesome the winter season is! They would spend hours outside everyday, all bundled up and waddling around like a marshmallow trying to catch a cream puff. Snow was... Continue Reading →


Motherhood is Insane

"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Albert Einstein If insanity is indeed doing the same thing over and over again while expecting different results, then motherhood is the epitome of insanity! There are the phrases that you could easily put on a recorder and just press play several... Continue Reading →

Good Morning

Mornings are evil. My warm bed tempts me to stay hidden until the sounds of little feet come rushing with noises that rival the bays of wild, hungry hounds. The bitter cold outside scares away even the mighty sun, on these dark winter mornings. My soft pillow allows for the comforts of a King in... Continue Reading →

Pirates, Faeries and Tea

Want to know the secret to how things work for us? The answer is a simple, tea! I do not like fighting for attention. I do not like yelling and forcing my children to sit down and listen. It is one of the main reasons that I started Unschooling. However, just letting the kids do... Continue Reading →

Imagination Station!

These kiddos are down right creative! Most days I can't get a word in edgewise because of the intricate worlds they have created. As they are growing into their own unique personalities I am finding that we live in a house with multiple gifts! I thought I understood this whole gifted thing and asynchronous learning... Continue Reading →

Ninja Study!

After months of watching Ninjago on Netflix the kids started asking questions about real ninjas. So in a true Unschooling fashion we turned finding the answers into school! After a trip to our local library to raid their small stash of ninja books we broadened our horizons and checked out a whole slew of books... Continue Reading →

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