IS THIS JUST IN MY HEAD?

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 →

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Make Way for Breaks: Scheduling around Chronic Illness

Ah the beloved break. Spring Break, Winter Break...Summer vacation. Many of my favorite childhood memories are inextricably linked with the nostalgia of school breaks. A nostalgia that I do not want my children to miss out on even though we have the freedom to break away from the school schedules that accompany them. I love... 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 →

“Making Magic”

"Momma, close your eyes. I'm going to make Magic" Itty Bitty stood on the grassy hill that gently sloped down from the library's brick wall. She had just grasped an entire Dandelion puff in her tiny hand and was squeezing her teeny fist as tightly as possible. "Ok, can I open them now?" I asked,... Continue Reading →

Making the Jones’ Sigh

Never fails, ever. I take the children out and about during the day to run errands between piano lessons and Library visits or for whatever reason and the sheer size of my brood brings at least one comment. The comments themselves are not always negative, nor are they always condescending. Sometimes it's the sigh of... 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 →

Welcome to My World

Welcome back to Everyday Random Blessings where life is crazy, school doesn't look at all like school and we try our best to embrace our very own muchness. Join us for a look into a typical day as we join The Gifted Homeschoolers Forum's March Blog Hop. Before I get started lets set the stage.... Continue Reading →

5 Party Free Birthday Traditions

This is not in any way a treatise against birthday parties. We are not against them. They just do not work for our family and if you are looking for ways to simplify your birthday celebrations than keep on going! I am a sucker for Pinterest. I LOVE beautiful things. Anyone, who has spent any... Continue Reading →

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