Why We Love Holling C. Holling Books

I was introduce to Holling C. Holling books about two years ago. These books are incredible rich in pictures, words, and adventure. They are embraced immediately by all three of my children, ages 8, 6, and 4. They sit there with captive eyes and open ears, and eagerly await the words they hear and the […]

A Day in the Life of a Homeschool Mom

I am asked by many people what exactly a homeschool day looks like for my children and for me. To be honest, it varies slightly from day to day! One of the biggest misconceptions is that homeschoolers are at home all day long. This definitely isn’t true in our homeschool! While we have a basic set […]

Music that Moves the Heart

“Holy spirit, I surrender, take me where you want to go, Plant me by your living water, Plant me deep so I can grow. Jesus, you’re the one, who sets my spirit free, Use me Lord, glorify, your holy name through me.” Keith Green, Rushing Wind There are two music artists whose songs can evoke […]

Fishing for Clams and Chasing Butterflies

“Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life” Charlotte Mason Homeschooling my children gives me incredible freedom to make last minute decisions to go on an adventure if we feel so inclined! Today was one of those days. I could tell that my children were itching to get outside in the gorgeous weather, soak up […]

The Benefit of Boredom

“It is infinitely well worth the mother’s while to take some pains every day to secure, in the first place, that her children spend hours daily amongst rural and natural objects; and, in the second place, to infuse into them, or rather, to cherish in them, the love of investigation…“ Vol 6 Charlotte Mason   […]

My love for Thai

I never ate Thai food until I was in college. Looking back, I realize how deprived I was to not taste some of the most delicious food until I was almost 20 years old! When I met my husband, who is half Thai, my only experience with Thai food was a not-so-great experience with soggy […]