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Teens’ Internal Compass

Raising boys, who become teens, can be challenging. Helping their internal compass to point towards nature is one way to Continue reading

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My Support Group

Wow! Here is a picture of our field trip to the big city! We all live in the woods. We all homeschool our kids. We are the best of friends and our kids are the best of friends. And we … Continue reading

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For more than 5…

For more than 50 years now, we in the United States have been gradually reducing children’s opportunities to play, and the same is true in many other countries. In his book Children at Play: An American History (2007), Howard Chudacoff … Continue reading

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Homeschooling High School

Homeschooling through High School has it’s own, new challenges and can seem a bit daunting.  For our guide, we are using this 4 year plan that I got from the Washington Homeschool Organization website.  It’s incredibly useful for making a … Continue reading

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What is the simple life today?

Well, today, this wonderful Monday, it means doing school in the morning for me and the kids and a home inspection this morning for Izee.  Then, off to the beach for a very restful afternoon.  Maya and I took a … Continue reading

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How much is nourishing & How much is too much?

How much of what we do is done just because it’s ‘what you do’?  There is so much in life to do, a never ending amount of awesome experiences.  There’s Scouts, Little League, Pee Wees, Dance, Gymnastics, Youth Group, Missionettes, … Continue reading

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Family Hikes and The Good Life

We think weekly (or almost weekly) hikes are part of our Good Life. Here are some pictures of some of those. My sweet nephew was with us on this one.

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