Setting priorities…

The fact that the school year has come to a close, achievement tests completed, final papers written, and records stored away, seems somewhat surreal to me. I keep asking myself, where does time go, and why does it have to go so quickly? This coming school year (2016-2017) is the last school year with my [...]

Bu-bye, Burnout, you’re not welcome anymore!

You probably already know this, but our family homeschools. No, we don't "do school at home." Like most home educators, we live learning. Our lifestyle is one that flows in and around learning in every shape and form - we've been at it so long, I have to stop and look at the calendar to [...]

Something to love. Something to learn.

I have been down this week with one of the nastiest colds I've ever endured in my life. Ack! The sneezing! I've spent some time playing around online today, working through some of the WordPress elements I need to learn. I completely conquered designing and making slideshows. Yay, me! (AAAAchooo!)  

witness – not savior

We've all been told that "failure is good - you can't succeed or learn without making mistakes." And most of us go, "bla-bla-bla" inside our heads and go right on expecting ourselves to be perfect. We call it high expectations. We say we demand a lot of ourselves. My personal favorite is my own "mediocre [...]

Math 6 – under construction!

Many of you have expressed great excitement about the upcoming release of Math Lessons for a Living Education Book 6! I thought I'd give a little update on my writing progress, as well as give you a little peek behind the scenes... Math Lessons for a Living Education is well known for its stories, projects, [...]