Samhain

Samhain (sow-win) is a Pagan festival celebrating the end of the harvest and ushering in the beginning of the dark months. The Celts believed that the veil between worlds was at it’s thinnest during this time, allowing us to commune with loved ones lost. When you think about the inherent danger of Winter passed, it…

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The Autumn People

Winter people are warmth. They bring fire filled hearths, gingerbread cookies, the fuzziest slippers. They string up the twinkle lights making the coldest nights sparkle. Spring people are our gardeners. The motivators and encouragers. They bring patience, planning, and foresight. They know how to sow the earth and work the land. They always make the…

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Fire Prevention Week

October 6th kicks of Fire Prevention Week. Children across the country will not only be learning about how to help prevent fires but also what to do if there is one. This is an important safety step whether you homeschool or your kids go to a brick&mortar school. Learning it briefly at school isn’t enough.…

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Back To Liiiife….

  (I took MANY photos. It did not go well….lolz) Back-to-school is upon us and we’re easing back in. The great thing about homeschool is that you don’t have to go all in right away. You can take your time and adjust to your new Autumn schedule in your own time. I know my kids…

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Top 5: Litterless Lunch Containers

Many schools in Canada implement a Litterless Lunch Rule. The idea is that all of the food your children bring to school is in some variation of reusable container. They have to bring everything home with them, including apple cores! I LOVE this rule. We homeschool so obviously we practice a litterless lunch everyday, but…

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Welcome Back September

Back to liiiiife, back to reAlityyyy! School is back in session y’all, can you believe? Every year I tweak our schedule. There’s always a few lessons learned the year before that influence the tweaks but also different kids in different grades. This year has quite a few tweaks though. A damn near overhaul. There are…

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Rambling Review: The New New Age

I’ve been on a search for a cool subscription box, but I’m very picky. I wanted something that sort of fell in line with my interests, wouldn’t fill my home with junk I won’t use, and  was Canadian. You’d be surprised by how restrictive those few parameters actually are. Make-up is fun but I’m not…

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