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Childhood, learning, Relationships

Good Relationships

"Good relationships keep us happier and healthier."  A 75 year Harvard study has revealed this as the most important factor in human happiness. I have read about this study, and the length of time and amount of effort put into this is impressive. Although the study started with just men (women and children are brought… Continue reading Good Relationships

education, Homeschooling, learning, unschooling

You Don’t Go to School?

My daughter and I were waiting for the bus at the airport after a fabulous mother-daughter trip to visit my grandmother. We just had four days of bonding and connecting. We were able to visit "Butterfly World" a butterfly and bird aviary, where we sat among luxurious greenery and tropical flowers while butterflies and birds… Continue reading You Don’t Go to School?

Homeschooling, mindfulness, parenting, sharing

Calling Yourself Back

Calling yourself back to the present moment, it appears so simple but it is challenging to do. Take back the controls and bring yourself to the present moment and ease symptoms of anxiety, overwhelm, and negative thinking.   "Thinking out loud:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZOG2_tfvGA&feature=youtu.be

connection, Homeschooling, Joy, sharing

More Joy

Last week I received some great reminders. The kids and I had two really wonderful mornings. They just felt different, and better. Those two mornings were spent reading, talking, connecting, and enjoying each other. It is how imagine our ideal "homeschool." The day pictured below, we brought our book outside and sat in the front… Continue reading More Joy

stories, transformation, writing

Our Stories

     I am still reflecting on stories, people's personal stories. Authentic stories. Dictionary.com defines authentic as not false or copied; genuine; real; representing one's true nature or beliefs. That right there is what I am passionate about. Discovering our authenticity and living life accordingly. There is beauty and magic in authenticity. In my last… Continue reading Our Stories