Let it Rise

Welcome back to our Becoming a Homeschool Baker series. Today is going to be shorter than usual. The concept itself is very simple and doesn't require a whole lot of extrapolation, but it will also be short because I am also writing this post during my margin. My husband is currently taking our oldest to... Continue Reading →

Feeding the Starter

Last week I started a series about Becoming a Homeschool Baker, where over the next few weeks we use baking as a metaphor for homeschooling, diving into the lessons we can pull out of both. This week is a focus on the starter. All breads have a starter. Some need to be gently taken care... Continue Reading →


When I received my diagnosis for Fibromyalgia the first emotion that hit me was sheer relief. I wasn't crazy. The pain wasn't in my head. I hadn't imagined that life was getting harder. It actually was. Shower's hurt. I still need to sit and rebuild my stamina before getting dressed after a warm shower, especially... Continue Reading →

Finding a Fit

Well hello again, it's been a while hasn't it? Thanksgiving feels like a lifetime ago yet here I sit at my keyboard only now realizing that it's been that long since I put my thoughts out there. So much has happened in such a short time. The curriculum that worked fabulously stopped working fabulously after... Continue Reading →


It's been a while since I last wrote and honestly the only reason why I've taken a step back from blogging is because I've been elbow deep in living the life. I have spent more time reading up on a philosophy I thought I knew while trying to concurrently implement elements that I have always... Continue Reading →

Dropping the Un from our SCHOOL

Over the years I have transitioned, tweaked, mixed and done whatever was necessary to find a system that works for us. I mixed together what I loved and created a Philosophy of Education that works for us and that philosophy hasn't changed but my methods of implementing it has. In the beginning I tried so... Continue Reading →


I am a quitter.   I am a quitter, and that's a good thing. I have been Jonah for far too long. I have run away from that which I know in the depth of my heart to be absolutely right for me. I have transformed over the past few years. My desires and ambitions... Continue Reading →

Inspiring Curiosity a la Mason

Curious minds breed curiosity but often that curiosity comes in varying levels of intensity and trying to plan around an intangibility like curiosity can drive anyone to madness. So how can you plan ahead when everything seems so inconsistent? In order to answer this question while trying to find some structure for Little Man's focus... Continue Reading →

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