Tag Archives: Everyday Life

T.H.I.N.K. Before You Speak

Spending a large quantity of time together as a family is a wonderful thing.  We love the chance to develop relationships and make memories together. Conversely, we have a lot of time to get on each others’ nerves too!  And say hurtful things to each other.  In all of this, there are learning opportunities and […]

My Coffee Date with Me

I occasionally have coffee with my younger self, and we compare homeschooling notes. When we sat down last time, Past Sara was homeschooling four kids, ages 9 down to 1. It was hard to keep her focused on the conversation. One kid was crying over math, another one had “forgotten” to set his computer timer, […]

Learning from Fostering Kittens

In a recent post about art and nature classes we participated in, I wrote about helping kids experience things that broaden their perspective and enrich them. One experience we have failed, until recently, to give our children is having a furry animal in our home to nurture and love. It’s not that my husband and […]