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They have arrived!


The copies of my Book of Centuries have arrived. How exciting to see my hard work in its final, physical form. A Book of Centuries is a concept developed by the educator Charlotte Mason. It is a timeline of the world that fits into a book format. Every time you learn about an important person, […]

How We Do Homeschool


As we prepare for Son to enter first grade, many people have asked me for details about our homeschooling techniques, philosophy, curriculum, etc. Lucky for me, my husband put together a post before I got around to it. He has, oh so kindly, giving me permission to repost the entire article on my blog. Philosophy […]

Related: Living In Community


Just a couple days ago I wrote a post about living in community. Last night, I came across an article from Maclean’s called The End of Neighbours that talks about the same issue from a sociological stand-point. The point is to talk about how we are becoming less tolerant of differing opinions, but it is very […]

Living in Community


In centuries past, your community was the people you lived on the same street with, went to church with, walked to school with, shopped at the market with. For country folks, their community was the nearby town. For city folks, it was the few blocks immediately around their flat. As more people moved to the […]

Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs


Many people think hard boiled eggs are difficult to make, but they are actually quite simple. Take up to twelve eggs directly from the refrigerator and set them gently into a medium sauce pan. Cover with cold water. Place on burner and set to medium-high heat. (On a scale from 1-10 I set my burner […]

Cloth Diapers


Over the last six years I have compiled and refined a great deal of information about cloth diapers. If you find the content to be overly descriptive, you must not be a parent yet. Types of Diapers There are many varieties of diapers, as I’m sure you’ve figured out at this point. There are the traditional […]