Mail Order Butterflies

Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine.  Jeffrey Glassberg Have you ever heard of an at home butterfly kit? It’s an actual kit you can purchase, that includes everything you need to watch caterpillars turn into butterflies. I’ve…

How to Choose a Homeschooling Style

When you imagine a homeschooling family, what image comes to mind? Is it a family who hand sews all of their clothes, churns their own butter and lives without the internet? Or maybe it’s a family that is completely free spirited, allowing their children to run around with snot encrusted nostrils, juice stained clothing and…

What I’ve Learned from Adopting Shelter Pets

As far back as I can remember, movies and media have portrayed shelter pets as flea infested, disease ridden animals with a vendetta for small children. “You don’t know that dog’s past.” “You should get a puppy or a kitten so you can raise it how you want to.” “That cat will stink up your…

Raising Baby Chickens

For years, I have wanted to have my own backyard flock of chickens. I even petitioned my old neighborhood’s HOA rules which forbid livestock or poultry of any sort. (True story!) I was dismissed by the board members, as their mental image of a chicken coop looked something like an old decrepit shack with ripped…

A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mom

Often times I get asked, “What do you do for work?”. A typical conversation starter here in the U.S. I’ve always hesitated and muttered out something to the effect of, “nothing” or “I don’t” or “I’m a stay at home mom”. And in recent years, as I’ve grown into the role and title of stay…

Why We Homeschool

I often get asked why we choose to homeschool. And truthfully, I have no one size fits all answer. The flexibility, the ability to learn at one’s own pace, the depths of exploration that can’t be reached in a public setting, because I know my child and the ways she learns best… all valid answers….

About Me!

Welcome Friends! I’m so honored that you would take the time out of your busy day to check out my page! This blog has been a long time in the making. Since my earlier years, I’ve always had a passion for writing. It’s a way that my (secretly) introverted self has been able to express…