School at Home

So homeschooling is not all rosy shades of beautiful pink and sunny warm yellows. It’s not all about lazy mornings and having no schedule but your own. There are days that are shades of dark cloudy blue and icky slimy green. There are days that I put on my teacher hat that I wish I […]

These are the days

I have a memory, a little bubble that hasn’t popped into the fog yet… It was mid-summer and I was heavily pregnant with Byron. The day was hot and sticky, Solana was 3.5 yrs old, Tas around 18 months… ….It has been a long day. Two playdates that lasted hours, a picnic lunch in the […]

Bike Happy

A short and sweet post dedicated to the art of learning to ride a bicycle…. Have you ever had one of those parenting moments where you think – Oh shoot! That’s my responsibility! I forgot to teach them how to do that!! As a parent we are here to educate our kids… not just on […]

Holiday Happy

What kind of school holiday family are you…? Jam packed and fun filled, must-keep-little-bodies-busy days, quiet home days, or maybe you’re off to explore on a family adventure? Maybe you follow traditions and go on the same holiday every year? While we like traditions, the comfort and familiarity of them, when it comes to adventures […]

School Happy

Schools for us have not always been easy, but let me say what is effortless and feels really, really good… to stand on your veranda, still in your pj’s with a hot cup of coffee in your hands, while watching your girls run to school, free as birds with hair flying and bare feet. For […]