Testing

It's been a long time since I wrote something. In an attempt to be relevant but not obsolete in a sea of moms, I took time to rethink my focus....and as time would have it- I feel like I have found my voice! But oh what will it say...

Back to School

Well, Christmas vacation is over and the kids are headed back to school today. I know that there are many people excited to have the kids back in school but as a shared parenting mom of 3, I lack enthusiasm for this transition. I've enjoyed the extra hours to hang out, to hold conversations, and... Continue Reading →

Teachable Moments

One year of homeschooling taught me a lot about the quality of time versus the quantity of it. One hour from an eager, interested child can be worth more than a whole year of studying a subject they find uninteresting. Christmas time is my favorite time of year and I revel in the lights and... Continue Reading →

Chard Chicken

You probably think this version of chard chicken involves a grill...or that I spelled chard wrong. Nope! I just used some chard from my CSA box with some chicken thighs from a local farmer and made something new.  It was amazing! My kids even ate some. Whoa! It turns out that cooked chard is close... Continue Reading →

CSA Share Round 2

I LOVE Tuesdays! Ever since I got my first box of fresh produce last week I am hooked! Each week gives me a challenge and lets my family and I explore new foods.   This week we recieved this box 2 lettuces- Romaine and I think butter 2 bunches of green onions 1 bag of spring... Continue Reading →

Composting with Worms

Composting is a great way to put old vegetation and newspaper to good use.  The kids and I are planning a garden and I'd really like to give my plants a good boost of nutrient rich compost to grow on. I composted kitchen scraps last year, but I didn't have the right supplies and it... Continue Reading →

Science Puzzles

The Michigan Science Center offers all kinds of interactive stage presentations to explore scientific concepts in a fun way.  There is also a spot where volunteers teach one on one scientific concepts through interactive play and puzzles.  We usually are too busy exploring the science center and miss out on this part but on this... Continue Reading →

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