• goals

    when real life sets in {and some updates}

    Well, it’s been about 3 months since I’ve written out monthly goals…April was the last time and I didn’t even finish well. With the end of the school year, going to Florida and general trying-to-balance summer life, planning out goals for the summer just isn’t happening. And you know what? I’m okay with that. We’re moving at our own pace…

  • family,  travel

    florida, we love you

    Hello Summer! The day after the kids got out of school we headed down to Orlando so that Dave could do his annual flight training and so we could have a family vacation. Dave’s parents came along – I’m so grateful that we get along so well. As you can see, there were tons of good times…we had a lot…

  • inspiration

    when it doesn’t fit

    I recently went to a homeschool conference, since we’ve decided to educate our children at home.  I was really looking forward to it and excited about it, and a friend of mine who has been before told me, “You’re going to feel overwhelmed with all the advice, materials, helps and everything.  So be prepared!” She was right.  There are as…