Last time, I mentioned I have advent calendars on my brain. I admit we often resort to the cheesy foil wrapped countdowns, though we have had Playmobil, Lego, Lindor Chocolate and Body Shop (that one was a treat for me) calendars in the past. Even the cheap-o ones can be fun, especially when they’re Star…… Continue reading all in my head: advent reading plans
Do you ever feel like there is a tug-of-war going on inside you? That you are not really the person you appear to be or even long to be? I suspect many of us feel this way, as we are relentlessly bombarded by the New Year’s resolution aids, like organizers, exercise equipment and self-help books, to…… Continue reading the dichotomy of me
I don’t know what your homeschool year looks like, but ours is a peaks and valleys kind of adventure. We start strong, petering off after the Christmas holidays, then as the weather warms, we kick into high gear to wrap things up so we can enjoy the outdoors. (Although, we have been known to play hooky…… Continue reading school’s out…well almost
“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice in your head will be silenced.” Vincent Van Gogh Because yesterday was Star Wars Day, I decided to take the day off from History and do something a little different. I decided to do an art class.…… Continue reading art class ~ van gogh
“…isn’t it nice to think tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet…” L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables In the book, a discouraged Anne Shirley bemoans her proclivity for faux pas to Marilla. In the movie, Miss Stacey reassures a penitent Anne that a second chance is but a day away. I confess that I comfort…… Continue reading fresh starts in homeschooling
Nothing compares to the feeling of knowing something wonderful is ahead of you. Like the excitement of Christmas Eve, when you anticipate the magic of the morning after just “one more sleep.” This is where I’m at…counting down the hours…and there are many of them. Twenty driving hours to be exact. Then tack on two to three…… Continue reading the journey’s worth it
Hey! I’m Janet and I’m so glad you stopped by! Grab yourself a cuppa and join me…I’m just an ordinary wife and momma serving an extraordinary God and this is my story of finding joy in the everyday. Together with the Love of my Life and the youngest two of our six children, we made…… Continue reading welcome!