I read an article* about the ties between HSLDA (Homeschool Legal Defense Association, which offers legal counsel to member families should they need it as well as other services, although this is our sole reason for membership) and Russia. I'm not sure what to make of it yet, to be honest, but it got me… Continue reading On Russia and Homeschooling
Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Sometime this afternoon, Roger will officially, magically turn four. Both girls were dawn babies, breaking into the world with the sun, but this boy of mine was eager to see the day--so eager that the nurse had to hold him back while we waited for the doctor to get to… Continue reading The Littlest Is 4
I have angry cleaning music. Anybody else? Just me? Matt is a great guy, husband of the year material. He helps clean because a tidy home matters to him and cleaning isn't my forte. He would rather I put more energy into homeschool and cooking, things he values but doesn't do himself. I tidy as… Continue reading Hubris and Hamilton
Several years ago, I watched a documentary on how clothes are made. It seemed like a good idea at the time—a low-risk way to learn a little something. The images hung in my closet next my blouses and seemed emblazoned on every shirt I picked up up at Target. The True Cost showed women crammed into… Continue reading That Dress I Wore Forever
When my firstborn was a baby, I heard about a thing called NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month, a challenge to write a 50,000 word story in one month. Claudia was a breezy, angelic baby who napped a lot--so I had plenty of time on my hands. Still, it was daunting. What to write about? How… Continue reading Regardless Is Back!