I live in the far north and I LOVE summer! I love the heat and the flowers, bare feet, salads and long walks, fireflies and a different schedule that often includes bonfires, camps, long car trips, gardening, swimming, painting rocks, drawing, gathering feathers, turtle shells, and other naturally found doodads. Summer is also the time… Continue reading Summer Planning: How to Over Plan + Go With the Flow
How do you get your children motivated to go back to school? Because we school around the Holy Days we have a very short break this summer between the close of the year and the start of the next one and I know for sure that none of us will be ready to go back… Continue reading Is It Time to Start Planning? How to Get Your Children (and Yourself) Motivated for the New Homeschool Year
Even if you are new to keeping Torah, I'm sure you are already familiar with the cycle that can easily ensnare even the most faithful Torah observer. If not navigated properly, people tend to fall into one of three categories: going insane, going back to modern day belief systems, or walking away from faith (in… Continue reading I’m New to Keeping Torah, Now What?
Summer is a busy time full of adventure and change. For some it may be a transition from one grade to the next, maybe a new job in the family, or maybe even a new place to live. Life is full of transitions like these, so how do we help ourselves, and our kids understand… Continue reading Transition Time
We've all heard of Spring Cleaning, right? Well what about Summer Cleaning? We don't have to wait til springtime to do our biggest cleaning. I honestly think it's great to adopt a seasonal cleaning routine to help cut back on clutter accumulation and give your home a fresh start each and every season! If you're… Continue reading Summer Cleaning: 5 Storage Tips That’ll Make Your Home Less Hectic