Life IS school . . .

Is it really necessary to separate LIFE and “SCHOOL”?

Are we not learning every second of every day?

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So, pack up your bags . . . & travel with us for our year of ADVENTURE!

aka homeschool, unschool, funschool, adventureschool

 …formerly known as LIFE

So far . . . the gals & I have had awesome adventures this “school” year:

  • beach days – enjoying sunshine, sand and waves
  • baby days –  friends of ours have new baby boy twins
  • farm days – horses, donkeys, pot belly pigs, chickens, peacocks
  • mystic aquarium – seals, whales, penguins & more
  • visited the scrap metal yard – mom has a “thrift” addiction
  • trip to Vermont to support dad in his Spartan Ultra race!
  • Mo joined a swim team, Addi is diving into gymnastics
  • we’ve created a sewing, painting, craft room that oozes with creativity!!!

Let’s get that sh** clean!

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One of our children LOVES to take daily showers/baths and the other one could literally go for weeks!  WHY?  Does it really matter?

I mean, how badly will your child really smell where it will affect where they are going in LIFE?    Won’t they eventually say to themselves… “I stink, or time to clean this sh**?”  Maybe yes, maybe no.

I find myself getting hung up on these little details sometimes… and then when I really think about it – who cares!  Isn’t it all just another lesson?

Does this cleansing topic fit into the category of “don’t sweat the small stuff”?  OR is it “don’t smell the sweaty stuff”?  IDK

Maybe I will chat with my hubby tonight and we will make an agreement?  (assuming we take the time to have this chat… AND that he agrees with me!)   Maybe we agree that we let HER make the decision.  Maybe we lead her by the power of “subliminal” suggestion… OR we just sit and wait till she does it on her own.

We shall see where this dirty water takes us…

just part of the journey… sometimes it’s clean, sometimes it’s dirty. Continue reading

I am like no one, no one is like me . . .

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I am like no one, no one is like me

I’m an apron wearing mama on a journey to “just be”

Redesigning my house with thrifty old finds

Writing ’bout the latest crazy thoughts on my mind

Addicted to takin’ pix of everything under the sun

Then making green smoothies and being silly just for fun

My life is perfectly imperfect, no time to obsess

More love and laughter, a little less stress!