• On Homeschooling This Year

    August 10, 2015

    So Bella will be 6 this fall. I can hardly believe that. 6 years. While last year we dipped our toes into a bit of kindergarten with her age being so close to most state’s cut off Sept/Oct – I quickly realized she just wasn’t there emotionally. It took me a while to wrap my…

  • Building Castles of Our Own

    March 26, 2015

    This morning is a good one. I’m taking advantage of feeling human by studying, writing, and playing with Bella. It’s these kinds of mornings that give me a little reminder of how much my thoughts and frame of mind are affected by feeling sick all the time. It’s also a reminder that if I can…

  • New Routines

    January 27, 2015

    Today I sat down and ordered the textbooks for my classes. 10. 10 books. Thankfully they’re mostly on¬†subjects I’m fascinated by (this semester – it’ll be a different story come statistics). Psych 101, Biblical Studies, Apologetics – my heart pitter patters with these. Some of the books however, like the MLA Handbook for Writers of…

  • The Big News

    January 23, 2015

    I have 11 cartons of Girl Scout cookies in my car. Oh, wait. Sorry. Day 22 of Whole30 and sugar is still my #1 kicker on this. So that’s not the big news at all (in fact those cookies are to sell). It has to do with Zimbabwe, me, the boys, these past nearly 3…

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