What does that have to do with Cleaning?

Changing Thinking about Cleaning

Cleaning is one of my least favorite things to do.  I love to make messes. I love to create.  I love fun.  When it comes time to clean up, I tend to feel the heaviness of the world crashing down around me.  Too dramatic?  Well, even though I have felt that way in the past,…

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Being a Lead Learner of Great Artists

Inspiring learners as a Lead Learner of Great Artists

Christmas is over, January strikes, and the desire to be a lead learner seems nowhere in sight.  There is nothing harder than getting back into the groove of learning after a holiday break.  Unlike starting in the fall, the freshness of a new school year doesn’t exist to propel you into another semester of learning.…

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Family Style Schooling Year in Review

Family Style Schooling

This time last year I never would have imagined that I would be sitting here writing a review of the 2015 highlights from my blog.  Blogging wasn’t even on my radar.  It’s always amazing how God directs paths, and this has been an amazing journey of learning new things, managing new hats, and building new…

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The Power of Comparison 

I think too often comparison gets a bad rap. Just like chocolate can be bad if misused, comparison isn’t the bad guy, it can just be used in harmful ways. Comparison can be a thief of joy, but it can also be a shepherd of wisdom. What?!  You think I’m crazy don’t you?  I would…

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Morning Time in December

I first learned about Morning Time at a CiRCE conference a couple of years ago.  I fell in love with the idea of liturgy in my home; a sort of routine coming before the Lord together as one family, and sharing our love of learning and conversation.  As my family grows up, this together time becomes more…

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