Exhausting, Yet Fulfilling Week

Our week has been full of dress rehearsals, volunteering, visiting family and five shows. I am exhausted, but so happy inside. My body came through for me and I was able to enjoy every moment of this week.Alexander, who has been saving for an iPAD, realized he had enough money when Grandma Jo gave him …

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Much to Be Thankful For

On this Sunday morning I have much to be thankful for:~Alexander will be 14 on Saturday. When I look at him, I am so impressed and amazed that I had a part in creating him.~Since going off Arava on Wednesday, the pressure in my ribs has disappeared.~In two short weeks Sophia's performances of "A Little …

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INHOME Conference 2010 – Conclusion of "Amazing Week"

After many long walks this week reconnecting with both nature and my body, we completed my "amazing week" inside attending an annual homeschooling conference in Illinois known as the INHOME Conference. Since the temperatures dropped from a sunny 65 on Friday to the low 30's with snow on Saturday, being inside sharing good times with …

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Hidden Surprises in Camping Trip

Saturday night our unschooling group hosted a "Not Back To School" camping trip at a nearby forest preserve. I woke up early on Saturday morning and for a moment considered cancelling due to being awake most of the night with an achy knee. But, that moment quickly disappeared when I considered all the fun we …

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"I Can’t Wait." – Blossoming and Finding Your Place

There is a lot of excitement at our house today. Sophia is going to a birthday slumber party tonight at a hotel for swimming and other fun AND Halo ODST for XBOX has its midnight release on September 22 so Alexander is making plans with his friends. He is planning to pick the game up …

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