Moving Forward

Moving Forward

THIS. IS. ROUGH. Yet, I feel prompted to share a completely unpolished and unfinished piece of creativity with you today in spite of myself. This is just one vocal pass without having been edited or comped together with better lines or phrases. I feel fairly exposed...
Essentials Overview

Essentials Overview

  Hello Essentials families!  Parents always wonder how to FIND and how to USE the information provided in this abundant curriculum! With this video, I hope to help YOU navigate into discovering what you have, so that you will use it. I also share a short vision...
Foundations and Essentials Week Two

Foundations and Essentials Week Two

Hello friends! This week, we are highlighting some memory hooks to use with Foundations Cycle One/Week Two, and Essentials Week Two. These videos are meant to help you spark conversations, or link information to other information. I’d love to know how you find...
Foundations and Essentials Week One

Foundations and Essentials Week One

Hello friends! This week, we have been diving head first into Foundations Cycle One/Week One, and Essentials Week One. These videos are meant to help you spark conversations, or link information to other information. Please let me know how these posts help you! I...
CC Timeline Motions

CC Timeline Motions

My kids have been memorizing Timeline since Jeffrey was five. When we started, we used flashcards from Veritas Press, and I made hand motions and sound effects to help engage his creative mind (and mine), and create a rhythm of word patterns. It worked! Then a few...
Lazy Song by Sadie

Lazy Song by Sadie

Hello homeschool friends! Join me and my daughter Sadiella this school year as we attack the lazy and work crazy hard to memorize material, complete projects, and have some fun along the way! We are jumping from bed to school room, and together, we’ll share ideas with...
Psalm 139 – Memorization

Psalm 139 – Memorization

Psalm 139 Memorizing Scripture is vital at every age. It’s important to me that my kids memorize full passages of text along with learning individual verses for topical and momentary needs, in order to reframe the mind. As a Classical Conversations director, I decided...
Bridges

Bridges

Will Film for Food videographer, Thomas Kivett Cook, took interest in Mike’s medical story. He interviewed me late last fall, and then went through hours of footage to decide what portion of the story to tell. When Dr. Douglas Drossman agreed to enter the...
Warning: Essential Oils Side Effects

Warning: Essential Oils Side Effects

Warning: The side effects of essential oils use may include silliness, laughter, joy, and excessive amounts of twirling in the kitchen. * A few people over these last months who remembered when I posted this video in 2013, have asked me to share it again. ***...
I was Lost in Sorrow

I was Lost in Sorrow

When sorrow visits, it doesn’t ever practice the art of social graces. It never takes the time to knock first. No, it just suddenly is there. No asking. No politesse. No sympathy. In fact, the heaviest of sorrows just billows in, as an uninvited guest....