Blog Contributor, Faith, Family, Lifestyle, Spiritual

Sukkot Celebrations for the Newly Initiated

Do you love fall and celebrating the seasons? If so, I’d like to suggest that you incorporate a simple Sukkot celebration into this season’s line-up! Sukkot 2018 falls this year between Sunday, September 23 to Sunday, September 30. It is a 7-day Tanakh (Old Testament) celebration that incorporates agricultural, historical and theological elements. It is… Continue reading Sukkot Celebrations for the Newly Initiated

Blog Contributor, Faith, Family, Spiritual

Building Bridges

Most people are familiar with the concept of “burning bridges” in your life which ends a relationship you had with someone that was once important to you. I wonder if as many people are familiar with the idea of building bridges, even when it isn’t easy. Recently, a situation came into my life very unexpectedly… Continue reading Building Bridges

Blog Contributor, Family, Homeschooling

Fall Fun and Learning

The Fall season is my favorite season of the year. I love the cool weather, colorful foliage, eating vegetable soups and drinking hot teas. I’ve also grown accustomed to the hustle and bustle of returning to our full school schedule. We are already getting back to Beta Club meetings and twice weekly dance classes for… Continue reading Fall Fun and Learning

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Creating a Gentle Homeschooling Routine

There’s an old adage that says you don’t get what you want, you get what you plan for. And as we begin a new school year, many of us have big plans. We are armed with great curriculum, have cute homeschool rooms (or at least a cleared off dining room table/ couch), and a fresh… Continue reading Creating a Gentle Homeschooling Routine

Blog Contributor, Family, Lifestyle

Sunny Day Sunburn Relief

It’s a warm, sunny day and everyone wants out of the house. Time to go play! Maybe you’re at a beach, at the park, on a hike, or just hanging out in the backyard with the sprinkler. A couple hours go by and you realize that pretty pink glow is setting in and it’s too… Continue reading Sunny Day Sunburn Relief