“This one day we’ll give to idleness.”

Sometimes we need a day given to idleness, a day to rest and daydream in wise passiveness. That’s what this day has been for me. PJ took the kids to the pool this morning, and I have spent the past couple of hours sitting here in my comfy pyjamas, drinking coffee, reading beautiful poetry aloud,…

On Fasting and Firm Footings

PJ and I have been participating in a Sugar Fast since the beginning of January. Not because we particularly had huge issues with sugar...well, actually the first couple of weeks were pretty brutal for me and my sweet tooth. It's not easy to say no to cookies and cake and pie and ice cream and…

I Love Morning Time

And, by that, I do NOT mean that I am a "morning person". That's fodder for a whole other post. My favourite part of our homeschool day happens during breakfast. It's what we (and countless other homeschoolers) call "morning time". We have been at this homeschooling thing for longer than I realized. I kept thinking…