What do you DO when you do School? Part 2 – The Deskwork

Deskwork is what we do after we finish reading together each morning. Simple. It seems this should be a very short post, because in theory the key to success with deskwork is captured quite eloquently in the three words of the old Nike slogan, “Just do it.” It really is that simple. I’ve been telling … More What do you DO when you do School? Part 2 – The Deskwork

What do you DO when You do School? – Part 1 – Together Time

I’ve asked this question of so many gracious moms through the years, and learned so much from their patient wisdom. It feels weird to have people asking this question of me, and even stranger to feel like I can actually formulate an intelligible answer. However, we’ve been “doing school” at home for over ten years … More What do you DO when You do School? – Part 1 – Together Time

Nomad Eye Candy!

I have a cousin that forwards emails. Some of you groan at the thought, but my cousin is very discriminating. He only forwards really good stuff so I love to see his name in the inbox. Here are the pictures from his last message under the subject line “Amazing Paths.” My nomadic heart skipped a … More Nomad Eye Candy!

“The Other Wise Man” – a Nomad-Lib for Christmas

I’ve always liked the story of “the three wise men.” My nomadic heart gets swept away by images of men with regal faces, rich robes and high turbans traveling by camel over desert sands. For years after my third son was born, my fascination drew me to Christmas cards that featured “the three wise men.” … More “The Other Wise Man” – a Nomad-Lib for Christmas