Category Archives: parenting

Mothering

For me mothering means being responsible every moment of every day. Holding it down non-stop. ¬†As a full time mom I started bearing this responsibility a month before I conceived my daughter and have continued to bear it every day … Continue reading

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Homeschooling For Preschool

This spring we have been focusing in on homeschooling. Next year is kindergarten, and we have to decide whether River will attend school or whether we contine to homeschool. I am leaning toward homeschooling. I feel I need to prove … Continue reading

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Quilting

Somebody’s getting a quilt for Christmas…  

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Thanksgiving vs Harvest Festival

Hi Friends, As we assess our own traditions it is important that we carry on only what feels in line with our values. My top value is living in Harmony with the Earth. I also highly value respecting all living … Continue reading

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Homeschooling?

How can a preschooler be homeschooled you may wonder. Here’s how: You follow the child’s passions as educational pusuits. Each night after lights out River gets a Not True Story. Often she requests a theme and her daddy or I … Continue reading

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Midsummer

Hi Friends! It is July already! The summer solstice¬†has come and gone, with a night so bright I could hardly sleep, outside and staring at the moon. We are having our fair share of cool days, which pleases me greatly … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Salve Makers

River and I made salve together today. She’s been wanting to for weeks. We also re-filled chapsticks with homemade chapstick (otherwise known as salve). It was a great way to bond and I passed on some valuable knowledge along the … Continue reading

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